Take Action: Colombian Social Leader Threatened

We call on our supporters and allies in the United States to contact their elected representatives, the Colombian government, and the United States embassy in Colombia to denounce the attacks against Maria Eugenia Mosquera and demand that the Colombian government provide the necessary guarantees and protections for Human Rights Defenders.


  1. Write your representative through Action Network by filling out the form (to the right).

  2. Sign the petition to the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá (signatures will be gathered and sent)

  3. Retweet Conpazcol’s tweet about the threats against Maria Eugenia Mosquera and share this urgent action on social media

  4. Call the numbers below using this script:

    “Hello, My name is _____. I’m calling ____ to voice my concern and show solidarity with Colombian social leader María Eugenia Mosquera who was recently threatened in Buenaventura.  I’m asking that you urge the Colombian government to provide the necessary guarantees and protections for María Eugenia Mosquera and other Human Rights Defenders in Colombia. Thank you and have a great day!”

    U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Ambassador Phillip Goldberg
    (+57) (1) 275-2000

    Colombian Embassy in Washington,
    Ambassador Francisco Santos

        Representative Gregory Meeks, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee
         202- 225-3461

        Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia
        (+57-1) 629 3636