Colombia

The ESMAD arbitrarily entered the camps, shot at protesters with tear gas and then burned down the campsite, injuring at least 14 people

Indigenous and peasant communities in the South-West of Colombia are mobilizing against government policies and demanding the State respect prior agreements

Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) is one of the essential entities created through peace agreements between the Colombian government and the FARC in 2016, putting an end to a five-decade long armed conflict

The inhabitants and social and peasant organizations of Micoahumado town in the Bolivar department of Colombia, denounce that the confrontations between the ELN and the National Army have been constant since March 2

In response to the demands of the people for dialogue on implementing state promises in education and agriculture, the government has unleashed special police units which have arrested many and injured dozens

Photo of a peasant injured during police repression in Popayan

The protesters are demanding that the national government guarantee basic rights such as health, education and housing as well as the protection of social and peasant leaders

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