Colombian social leaders
2021 begins with more assassinations in Colombia

In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia

Indigenous movements and the struggle in defense of land in 2020

On top of the existing violence and institutional impediments, this year was particularly taxing for the defenders of land and environment as they had to face double whammy of COVID-19 pandemic and the intensification of neoliberalism under it

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

Arrest of peasant leaders sparks outrage in Colombia

This week, we bring you news from movements on the ground in Colombia, India and Bolivia

Three peasant leaders arbitrarily detained in Colombia

Movements within Colombia have condemned the arrests as part of a systematic campaign of persecution of social movements in the country

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

[Special] People’s mobilization in Latin America, from the vision of the ELN

Peoples Dispatch and other media projects carried out an exclusive interview with Antonio García, military chief and member of the Central Command of the National Liberation Army (ELN).

Colombia witnesses one of the bloodiest weekends of the year

This weekend, between November 13 & 15, twelve Colombians including two minors were assassinated by illegal paramilitary groups and national security officials

Colombia witnesses massive national strike

Movements in Colombia have demanded that President Ivan Duque respond immediately to the serious situations faced by the citizens of the country

Colombians rise up against injustice

Massive demonstrations were carried out in different cities in rejection of police brutality, economic crisis, mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic and ceaseless assassination of social leaders.

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

A wave of massacres shakes Colombia

At least 20 people have been assassinated in 4 massacres in the past 4 days, while President Iván Duque has termed the massacres “collective homicides”

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