Colombian National Strike Committee
Social movements and protestors intensify struggle in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more

National strike in Colombia completes one month, the struggle continues

The struggle, which began in rejection of a neoliberal tax reform bill, has transformed into a social uprising in Colombia demanding structural changes and an end to policies that only deepen social inequality and deprive the greater part of the population of basic rights

Protests continue across Colombia amid increasing police brutality and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing uprising in Colombia amid rising police brutality, the situation in Gaza and the Occupied Territories, and more

4 weeks of national strike in Colombia

Several national and international social and political leaders as well as human rights organizations have expressed their concerns regarding the excessive use of force and implementation of military assistance programs to suppress social protests.

Colombian Congress debates motions of censure against defense minister Diego Molano

Two motions of censure have been presented against defense minister Diego Molano by the opposition for the unprecedented level of violence and human rights violations committed by national security forces in the past four weeks of the national strike

National strike in Colombia continues for a second day

Thousands of Colombians, for a second consecutive day, mobilize in rejection of the far-right President Ivan Duque’s neoliberal tax reform, which seeks to make the working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic

National strike announced in Colombia in response to neoliberal “solidarity” measures

The government of president Iván Duque seeks to pass a new tax reform in the name of “solidarity” that increases the VAT on staple goods, fuel, and various public services, expands the tax collection base, increases the tax on agricultural inputs, and increases the tax on pensions

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

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

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