Colombia
Colombians return to the streets en masse in national strike

Thousands mobilized on Tuesday, January 21 across Colombia to mark a return to the mobilizations against the government of Iván Duque

What the right wing in Latin America means by democracy is violence

What the government of Iván Duque is doing in Colombia is what the interim government of Jeanine Áñez is doing in Bolivia — using extreme state violence against trade unionists and peasant organizers, against socialist leaders and indigenous leaders

Gustavo Pedraza: “The legacy that Carlos leaves us is of unrelenting struggle”

Five years have passed since social leader Carlos Alberto Pedraza Salcedo was forcibly disappeared and assassinated, and the struggle for truth and justice continues

Colombia: stories of pain and resistance

In the first two weeks of 2020, 19 social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants have been assassinated even as the government has failed to take action

Assassination of colombian social leaders The massacre of Colombia’s social leaders continues

In the past two weeks, eight social leaders were brutally assassinated by members of right-wing militias.

Antonio García: “The government forgets that the conflict in Colombia has social, political and economic causes”

Commander of the ELN, Antonio García, reflects on the mobilizations that have shaken the continent in the last couple of months and the response of the Colombian government to the mobilizations

Six social leaders assassinated in past week in Colombia

The genocide against Colombia’s social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants continues as six of them were violently assassinated in the past one week

National protest in Colombia against Duque’s tax reform

The tax reform, promoted by President Iván Duque, gives significant tax benefits to the wealthiest sectors which critics claim will deepen inequality

Dignity on the streets of Colombia

The people of Colombia have been mobilizing on the streets for the past three weeks against the government despite brutal state repression

José Murillo, latest victim of Colombian state persecution

The social leader and human rights defender was arrested on Saturday December 7 in the midst of a historic wave of protests in the country

Colombian national strike enters a third week

The national strike in Colombia continues to grow in numbers and in strength while the state responds with repression and persecution

Colombian national strike continues

Since November 21, hundreds of thousands have been mobilizing across Colombia to reject President Iván Duque’s anti-people and neoliberal policies

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