Assassination of Colombian social leaders
Colombia’s ELN declares ceasefire amid COVID-19 pandemic

The National Liberation Army (ELN), announced that it will suspend its actions as a humanitarian gesture throughout April due to the coronavirus disease

Colombian movements denounce the assassination of peasant leader Marco Rivadeneira

Marco Rivadeneira, of the National Board of the CNA, was assassinated by armed men on March 19 in Puerto Asis, Putumayo

In 2020, already 50 social leaders assassinated in Colombia

The massacre of Colombia’s social, peasant and Indigenous leaders continues unabated

14-02 colombia strike Colombian National Strike Committee issues call to renew anti-government protests

A popular uprising against the far-right Ivan Duque government began last year opposing the rise in assassinations of social leaders and the neoliberal economic measures

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

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

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