The history of refugees in the Republic of Panama

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Authorities should immediately end forced deportation of refugees from Panama to Colombia
Amnesty International, 2 December 1996. The Panamanian authorities—with the cooperation of the Colombian Air Force—have repatriated refugees to the extremely volatile Uraba region where they face a serious threat to their lives.
Authorities' deplorable failure to keep its pledge to the international community concerning Colombian refugees
Amnesty International, 18 April 1997. The Panamanian authorities' failure to keep their pledge to grant a UNHCR mission access to Colombian refugees who have fled to Panama to escape intense political violence is deplorable.