Colombia
Remembering Commander Yesenia

Commander Yesenia was killed nine years ago in combat. Pablo Beltrán shares reflections on her life and her impressive years in struggle

Bloodshed continues in Colombia

The levels of violence in Colombia have not abated in 2021. In one day, two massacres were carried out and 2 leaders were assassinated

2021 begins with more assassinations in Colombia

In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia

Colombia’s President shows his disdain for democracy and Venezuelans

Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty

Colombian social organizations hail release of peasant leaders, condemn ‘frame-up’

Following mobilizations calling for their release, the judge overseeing the case ruled that the three leaders – Teófilo Acuña, Adelso Gallo and Robert Daza – will not be held in preventative detention while they await trial

Three peasant leaders arbitrarily detained in Colombia

Movements within Colombia have condemned the arrests as part of a systematic campaign of persecution of social movements in the country

Assassination of social activists continues in Colombia

Between November 30 and December 7, six Indigenous leaders, two Afro-descendant leaders, two environmentalists and one social leader were murdered in Colombia

Colombian social leader Julián Gil released after 900 days unjustly held in prison

The technical secretary of the People’s Congress Julián Gil was released from La Picota Prison on Wednesday night

[Special] People’s mobilization in Latin America, from the vision of the ELN

Peoples Dispatch and other media projects carried out an exclusive interview with Antonio García, military chief and member of the Central Command of the National Liberation Army (ELN).

Colombians embark on a fresh national strike against Ivan Duque

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

Colombia witnesses one of the bloodiest weekends of the year

This weekend, between November 13 & 15, twelve Colombians including two minors were assassinated by illegal paramilitary groups and national security officials

FARC party and Colombian national government sign peace commitments

The agreements between the FARC party and the Colombian national government are the outcome of the Pilgrimage for Life and Peace, made by hundreds of ex-combatants demanding compliance with peace accords

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