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Colombia: Amnesty Intl. Says Drummond trade unionists continue to face death threats
Amnesty Intl., 14 Jun 2013

No letup in anti-union pressure in Colombia - 280 trade unionists received death threats & 20 killed in 2012
Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), 19 Apr 2013

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. says trade union leaders negotiating with Cerrejon Coal have been threatened – includes company statement
Amnesty Intl., 21 Jan 2013

Mexico: Textile workers' defender kidnapped and beaten; another activist receives death threats
Maquila Solidarity Network, 17 May 2012

Colombia: Unions call on Gas Natural to protect unionised workers who have received death threats - includes company response in Spanish
Intl. Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM), 6 Feb 2012

Indonesia: Striking Freeport mine workers face death threats - includes company response
Setyo Budi, New Matilda (Australia), 19 Oct 2011

Coca-Cola sued in US by Guatemalans over anti-union violence including death threats & killings
Partricia Hurtado, Bloomberg, 27 Feb 2010

Colombia: Union leader describes displacement, death threats & killings in struggle against mining companies
Saundra Satterlee, Guardian (UK), 25 Apr 2008

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. issues urgent action for death threats received by unionists opposing mining in Bolívar
Amnesty Intl., 15 Apr 2008

Guatemala: Trades unionists call for protection for bishop after death threats 
George Conger, Religious Intelligence, 14 Apr 2008
- Bishop had been supporting landless peasants and indigenous peoples who had protested the issuance of mining permits to Goldcorp

Colombia: Amnesty Intl. fears for safety of foodworker unionists following death threats, abduction

Amnesty Intl., 11 Oct 2007

Colombia: Union leader tells jury in war crimes trial that Drummond official made death threat
Russell Hubbard, Birmingham News (USA), 12 Jul 2007

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Colombia: Amnistía Internacional denuncia continuación de amenazas de muerte contra sindicalistas de Drummond
Amnistía Internacional, 14 junio 2013

Colombia: Dirigentes sindicales de Carbones del Cerrejón reciben amenazas - incluye comunicado de la empresa
Industri-All-Colombia & Agencia de Información Laboral, Escuela Nacional Sindical, ENS (Colombia), enero 2013

México: Defensores de derechos humanos laborales sufren ataques y amenazas; se relacionaría con defensa de trabajadores textiles
ProDesc (México), 16 mayo 2012

Colombia: Sindicatos demandan a Gas Natural protección para trabajadores amenazados de muerte por su actividad sindical en filial de la empresa, Electricaribe  - incluye respuesta de la empresa
Federación Internacional de Sindicatos de la Energía, Química, Minas e Industrias Diversas (ICEM), 6 febrero 2012

Colombia: Amnistía Internal. emite acción urgente por amenazas de muerte contra sindicalistas opuestos a minería en Bolívar
Amnistía Internacional 15 abril 2008

Colombia: Sindicato USW pide a Uribe que proteja a Sinaltrainal tras amenazas
Terra Actualidad, EFE, 6 octubre 2007

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Colombie: Des syndicalistes qui négocient avec Drummond à nouveau menacés de mort
Amnesty International, 14 juin 2013

La Colombie est l'un des endroits les plus dangereux du monde pour les syndicalistes
Amnesty Intl., 3 juillet 2007

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