Claudia López
Thousands take the streets in national strike in Colombia

The nationwide protest was carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them

Colombia erupts in protests against police violence

Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day

Several killed as protests against police killing rage on in Colombia

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

Colombians mobilize against hunger and state negligence

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

Communities violently evicted in Colombia amid lockdown

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.

Violent evictions in Bogotá, Colombia amid the coronavirus pandemic

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

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