Assassination of Colombian social leaders
Colombian government talks peace with FARC dissidents

In the past one and a half months in office, the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro has taken major steps towards achieving peace in Colombia

Columbia Post for Life Colombian government launches initiative for protection of social leaders

Interior Minister Alfonso Prada reported that the protection plan will cover the 65 municipalities hardest hit by violence in the country

‘False Positives’: How Colombian army killed innocents for rewards

Over the past few weeks, retired officers of the Colombian armed forces have been charged with crimes against humanity for the brutal killing of innocent civilians during the rule of Álvaro Uribe

Colombia massacres Colombia witnesses one of the worst killing-sprees of 2022

According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 20 citizens were murdered in six massacres in the past 10 days. Five social leaders and five ex-combatants were also assassinated in the same period

Daily Round-up | Pentagon approves potential $5 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of arms sales amid the ceasefire extension in Yemen, responses to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, massacres in Colombia and closure of border posts in Gaza

Antonio García: Peace is not always associated with social justice and the welfare of society

The first commander of the National Liberation Army, Antonio García, spoke about the possibility for peace amid a time of historic transformation in Colombia

Colombian senate ratifies Escazú agreement

The agreement is a historic step to guarantee the rights of environmentalists, Afro-descendant and Indigenous communities, who are often threatened and killed in Colombia

Blood continues to spill in Colombia

According to INDEPAZ, so far in 2022, 99 social activists and 22 ex-combatants were assassinated in Colombia, in addition to over 180 people killed in 51 massacres

Another Indigenous leader falls victim to armed group in Colombia

Edison Gómez Ortizmo’s Murui Indigenous community had been warned by armed groups against participating in last week’s presidential election in Colombia

Colombia enters crucial phase ahead of run-off election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch talks about the results of the first round of the Colombian elections and the upcoming contest between Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández in the run-off

Colombian presidential elections will change the course of the country

Ahead of the presidential elections in Colombia on May 29, we spoke to Carlos Ramírez of the Congreso de los Pueblos, to understand what the victory of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez means for the social and popular movements in the country

Colombia state terrorism 64 activists have been assassinated in Colombia in the first four months of 2022

According to INDEPAZ, in addition to the assassination of 64 social activists and 18 ex-combatants, 37 massacres have also been recorded in the first four months of this year