The National Liberation Army (ELN), announced that it will suspend its actions as a humanitarian gesture throughout April due to the coronavirus disease
Marco Rivadeneira, of the National Board of the CNA, was assassinated by armed men on March 19 in Puerto Asis, Putumayo
The massacre of Colombia’s social, peasant and Indigenous leaders continues unabated
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 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
Five years have passed since social leader Carlos Alberto Pedraza Salcedo was forcibly disappeared and assassinated, and the struggle for truth and justice continues
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.
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
In the past two weeks, eight social leaders were brutally assassinated by members of right-wing militias.
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
The national strike in Colombia continues to grow in numbers and in strength while the state responds with repression and persecution