Congreso de los Pueblos
Humanitarian caravan denounces humanitarian crisis, shines light on alternatives in Colombia

Representatives of over 70 Colombian organizations and 38 internationalist brigadiers are taking part in the ‘Humanitarian Caravan for Life’ that began on August 5

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

Thousands of Colombian activists participate in Humanitarian Refugee Convergence

Olimpo Cárdenas of Congreso de los Pueblos (People’s Congress) spoke about the Humanitarian Refugee Convergence currently taking place in Bogotá and the motivations behind this action

“This was just a warm-up”, Colombian national strike continues

Hundreds of thousands mobilized on April 25 across Colombia and in many parts of the country the mobilization will continue

Colombian movements embark on national strike against state repression and neoliberalism

Jimmy Moreno of Congreso de los Pueblos discusses the National Strike in Colombia and the factors behind the massive mobilization

Colombian police attack protesters on Pan-American highway

Indigenous and peasant communities in the South-West of Colombia are mobilizing against government policies and demanding the State respect prior agreements

Regional strike in Cauca, Colombia enters twelfth day despite violent police repression

In response to the demands of the people for dialogue on implementing state promises in education and agriculture, the government has unleashed special police units which have arrested many and injured dozens

Meet Alberto Castilla, the first peasant leader to be a senator in Colombia

Alberto Castilla, who began his second term as senator in August, vows to continue the struggle alongside social movements for defending and building lasting peace

Colombian social movements converge in Bogotá to build common struggles

The Popular and People’s Legislative Assembly began Tuesday in Colombia’s capital for the construction of a common struggle

Colombian community leaders arrested in latest round of repression

Alix Miriam Aguilar and José Hermes Burgos were arrested early this week in the latest crackdown on social leaders in Colombia

“There is a sector of the Colombian oligarchy that benefits from the war”

Social organizations are preparing for a major mobilization for life and for peace on August 7 when Ivan Duque will be sworn in as president

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