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Colombia witnesses massive national strike

Movements in Colombia have demanded that President Ivan Duque respond immediately to the serious situations faced by the citizens of the country

8,000 Colombians march to Bogotá demanding to meet with president Duque

Meanwhile, four indigenous leaders were killed in other parts of the country as mobilizations took place in Bogotá.

Participants of the Minga continue to wait for a meeting with Colombian President Iván Duque

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

Colombians rise up against injustice

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.

Thousands take the streets in national strike in Colombia

The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them

“The number one demand on the streets of Colombia is for justice”

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

Colombia erupts in protests against police violence

Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day

Several killed as protests against police killing rage on in Colombia

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

Indignation following police killing of law student in Bogotá

Police pinned down law student and father of two Javier Ordóñez and tased him repeatedly early Wednesday morning

A wave of massacres shakes Colombia

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”

The tragic assassination of Colombia’s sports hero Patrón, lover of football and his Afro-Colombian community

Patrocinio Bonilla was assassinated by paramilitaries in Chocó on August 11, amid a context of intensified violence against the communities in the region

Two years of Duque’s Colombia: deepening neoliberalism, increased violence and a public health crisis

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

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