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Colombian academic released after international pressure

2 March 2012 | last updated: 29 October 2015

Find out more about the release of this Colombian trade unionist and academic.

On 1 March 2012 Liliany Obando, a Colombian trade unionist and academic, was freed after being detained for more than 3 years and 6 months in jail. International pressure, including from UCU, played a key role in her release. 

Read more: Liliany Obando is Free