According to INDEPAZ, so far in 2022, 99 social activists and 22 ex-combatants were assassinated in Colombia, in addition to over 180 people killed in 51 massacres
In this episode, we bring you stories about tensions in the Korean peninsula, the assassination of Colombian social leaders, and the racism, abuse and discrimination faced by Black and Minority Ethnic people working in lower-paid jobs in the UK’s health and social care sector
The Historic Pact presidential ticket, with Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, is favored to win the upcoming presidential elections on May 29.
Ahead of the presidential elections in Colombia on May 29, we spoke to Carlos Ramírez of the Congreso de los Pueblos, to understand what the victory of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez means for the social and popular movements in the country
According to INDEPAZ, as of September 21, 124 social leaders and human rights defenders, and 37 former FARC combatants have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. Additionally, 259 people have been killed in 72 massacres this year
At 211 years of independence and six decades of armed conflict, Colombia remains mired in violence. ELN commander Aureliano Carbonell discusses the challenges to building peace
Artists have played an active role in the ongoing national strike in Colombia. Sasha Yumbila Paz spoke to digital artist Cizañero about his illustrations and the role of art and culture in building a new Colombia.
Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors
Colombia’s ongoing national strike is part of a decades-long struggle against the political and economic elites to demand peace and dignity for all
Teri Mattson reports from the ground in Colombia where she is taking part in the International Mission of Solidarity and Human Rights Observation
This episode looks at Colombia’s National Civic Strike in 1977 which made history for bringing the masses to the street and for the intense state repression, similar dynamics that are being observed during the strike today
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