Colombian political prisoners
Colombian social organizations hail release of peasant leaders, condemn ‘frame-up’

Following mobilizations calling for their release, the judge overseeing the case ruled that the three leaders – Teófilo Acuña, Adelso Gallo and Robert Daza – will not be held in preventative detention while they await trial

Colombian social leader Julián Gil released after 900 days unjustly held in prison

The technical secretary of the People’s Congress Julián Gil was released from La Picota Prison on Wednesday night

Julián Gil: “Our triumph and our victory are in the hope and strength of being together”

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

Behind the bars of coronavirus: Two Colombian social leaders speak from prison

Two Colombian social leaders in preventive custody talk about how the prison crisis and the coronavirus pandemic is affecting them.

José Murillo, latest victim of Colombian state persecution

The social leader and human rights defender was arrested on Saturday December 7 in the midst of a historic wave of protests in the country

What has happened in the case of Julian Gil?

Julián Gil, one of the hundreds of Colombian social leaders subjected to criminalization and legal persecution, has spent over 15 months in prison

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.

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