Assassination of Colombian social leaders
Around The World in 8 Minutes: South African workers’ struggle

We look at the struggle lead by NUMSA and NUM unions in South Africa, a run organized against dictatorship in Thailand and the mass assassinations of social leaders in Colombia.

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.

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

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

Nine reasons why Colombians are going on strike

Hundreds of thousands of Colombians are set to go on strike on Thursday November 21, here are the reasons why

Colombian organizations denounce massacre of Indigenous authority and members of Indigenous guardia

According to the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), in 2019, more than 120 Indigenous people have been assassinated

Pre-election violence in Colombia continues with attack on communist party office

The offices of the Patriotic Union, the Communist Party and the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force were attacked by unidentified people on October 11

Colombian teachers carry out national strike in defense of life, peace and democracy

Teachers mobilize demanding security and guarantees for lives and physical well-being of the teachers as well as social and trade union leaders

We were obliged to take up arms again: FARC leaders announce return to armed resistance

Citing the violation of the peace agreements and the human rights crisis, leaders of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Iván Márquez and Jesús Santrich announced a return to armed struggle

Assassination and intimidation of social leaders continues unabated in Colombia

The brutal assassination of María del Pilar Hurtado in front of her 9-year old son on June 21 shook the country to its core. The very next day, Andrés Chica, who demanded justice for Maria, was forced to leave his home after threats

Free Julian Gil At one year of his unlawful arrest, movements continue to demand Free Julián Gil!

One year after his unjust arrest and imprisonment, Julián sent this audio clip from La Picota Prison where he is currently being held in pre-trial detention.

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