Movements in Colombia have demanded that President Ivan Duque respond immediately to the serious situations faced by the citizens of the country
Meanwhile, four indigenous leaders were killed in other parts of the country as mobilizations took place in Bogotá.
The organizations of the Social Minga are demanding protection for social leaders, right to defend their land, right to democracy and the construction of peace in the country
Massive demonstrations were carried out in different cities in rejection of police brutality, economic crisis, mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and ceaseless assassination of social leaders.
The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them
Massive protests have broken out in Colombia following the torture and murder of Javier Ordóñez by the police. Nicolás Arias of Colombia Informa talks about what led to this outburst, the demands being raised and the structural violence of the state
Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day
Protests erupted across Bogotá and other cities in Colombia and were met with heavy, violent repression from the National Police leading to several civilian deaths
Police pinned down law student and father of two Javier Ordóñez and tased him repeatedly early Wednesday morning
At least 20 people have been assassinated in 4 massacres in the past 4 days, while President Iván Duque has termed the massacres “collective homicides”
Patrocinio Bonilla was assassinated by paramilitaries in Chocó on August 11, amid a context of intensified violence against the communities in the region
Colombian social leader Milena Ochoa analyses the past two years of Iván Duque’s government and explains how its functioning has been completely in favor of big business, landowners, paramilitaries and the corrupt