Massive demonstrations were carried out in different cities in rejection of police brutality, economic crisis, mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and ceaseless assassination of social leaders.
The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them
Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day
Protests erupted across Bogotá and other cities in Colombia and were met with heavy, violent repression from the National Police leading to several civilian deaths
Colombian movements marched for days to reignite hope and continue putting pressure on the government to take action to protect the people of the country amid the an onslaught of violence and the public health crisis
Thousands mobilized against state negligence, repression and the precarious conditions that communities are forced to endure amid the global health crisis. The protests were attacked by the police and ESMAD agents
Two years have passed since social leader Julian Gil was detained in front of the office of Colombian social movement Congreso de los Pueblos. We share his reflections on his two years of incarceration
Altos de la Estancia is a park area in the Ciudad Bolívar district which is occupied by homeless locals, migrants, peasants, indigenous people and unemployed workers. Nearly 700 poor families live in precarious conditions in the slums built on the land.
Many question the motivation of the city government to evict the community amid the pandemic as they have been occupying the land for the last 20 years
Julián Gil, social leader of Congreso de los Pueblos, talks from prison about the danger faced by thousands of inmates amid the coronavirus pandemic
Many protestors were daily wage workers who feared they would not have enough money to buy food and pay rent during the lockdown