assassinations of social leaders in Colombia
UN Climate Panel says greenhouse emissions must be halved by 2030 and other stories

Today we look at the UN IPCC’s report on climate change mitigation, Israeli violence against Palestinians during the month of Ramadan, and more

“In Arauca we have suffered every form of war”

Amid an escalation in the armed conflict in the border region of Arauca, social leader and human rights defender Sonia López discusses the broader context of systemic state violence against communities

Colombia registers the 91st massacre of 2021

The Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ) has warned that the number of massacres perpetrated in 2021 could surpass the total number of massacres committed in 2020. At the moment, the two figures are equal.

Climate crisis and vaccine inequity on the agenda for UNGA meeting and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, assassinations of social leaders and Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

Palestinians injured and arrested amid violence in East Jerusalem and other stories

Today we look at the violence against Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem, an armed attack on Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

The Colombian Political System is Ravaged by Corruption: Pablo Beltrán

Interview with Major Pablo Beltrán, member of the Central Command of the ELN National Liberation Army, and head of its peace delegation.

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

Colombia: Teachers’ national strike against rising violence and in defense of life

In Colombia, educators across the country went on a two-day strike from February 20 protesting against the rising violence and in defense of the right to life

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

Ep 81: Anti-Bolsonaro protests in India, and more…

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at these protests and strikes in Colombia and South Africa.

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