Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores criticize the decision of the Trump administration to include Cuba on the list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”
The levels of violence in Colombia have not abated in 2021. In one day, two massacres were carried out and 2 leaders were assassinated
In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia
Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty
Between November 30 and December 7, six Indigenous leaders, two Afro-descendant leaders, two environmentalists and one social leader were murdered in Colombia
The nationwide protest is being carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them
The agreements between the FARC party and the Colombian national government are the outcome of the Pilgrimage for Life and Peace, made by hundreds of ex-combatants demanding compliance with peace accords
In Colombia, mobilizations have intensified demanding an end to escalating violence against social movements and political activists.
Social movements have taken to the streets and highways in rejection of the concerning escalation of violence against communities
The largest active guerrilla group in Colombia announced the death of one of its principal leaders, “an authentic guerrillero”
Meanwhile, four indigenous leaders were killed in other parts of the country as mobilizations took place in Bogotá.
The organizations of the Social Minga are demanding protection for social leaders, right to defend their land, right to democracy and the construction of peace in the country