Colombian peace process
Pre-election violence in Colombia continues with attack on communist party office

The offices of the Patriotic Union, the Communist Party and the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force were attacked by unidentified people on October 11

Will Álvaro Uribe finally pay for his crimes?

Today, ex-president Álvaro Uribe appeared before the Supreme Court while hundreds mobilized in support of the process against him and to demand he finally pay for his crimes

Colombian teachers carry out national strike in defense of life, peace and democracy

Teachers mobilize demanding security and guarantees for lives and physical well-being of the teachers as well as social and trade union leaders

We were obliged to take up arms again: FARC leaders announce return to armed resistance

Citing the violation of the peace agreements and the human rights crisis, leaders of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Iván Márquez and Jesús Santrich announced a return to armed struggle

Protests planned across Colombia in defense of social leaders

Thousands will march today in defense of social leaders in over 100 cities in Colombia and in more than 30 cities worldwide

Colombian organizations condemn arbitrary arrest of peasant leaders

The illegal arrest and detention of 9 peasant leaders is another episode of the stigmatization of peasant communities in the region by the Colombian security forces

ELN Peace Delegation: “The future of Colombia is not war”

Members of the ELN’s peace delegation discuss the current status of the peace talks with the Colombian government and their hopes for peace

Free Julian Gil At one year of his unlawful arrest, movements continue to demand Free Julián Gil!

One year after his unjust arrest and imprisonment, Julián sent this audio clip from La Picota Prison where he is currently being held in pre-trial detention.

Jesús Santrich, free at last

Colombia’s Supreme Court ordered the immediate release of political prisoner Jesús Santrich on May 29. Speaking to reporters after his release, he reiterated his commitment to a true and lasting peace in the country

Jesús Santrich in critical condition after release and re-arrest

After minutes of being freed from La Picota Prison, a nearly unconscious Santrich was re-arrested under orders of the Attorney General of Colombia

Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace bars extradition of political prisoner Jesús Santrich

Following the announcement by the JEP which also called for Santrich to be freed, controversial Attorney General Néstor Humberto Martínez resigned

Black Colombian leaders survive assassination attempt

The leaders were in a meeting to prepare for dialogues with the National Government when they were attacked by a group of armed men with firearms and grenades

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