In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.
According to the INDEPAZ, as of April 6, 43 social leaders and 14 ex-combatants of FARC have been assassinated by illegal armed groups. 91 people have been killed in 25 massacres this year. The violence has led to the forced displacement of around 15,000 people
The TPP has returned to Colombia for a third time amid a deepening humanitarian crisis in the country. Movements and organizations across social sectors will present witness reports about systematic human rights violations
The declarations of defense minister Diego Molano on national media to justify the actions of the military in the Guaviare department last week have provoked widespread condemnation from social and political sectors
According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), so far in 2021, 31 social leaders and 10 ex-combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia. Additionally, the organization also reports that over 60 people have been killed in 16 massacres registered in the country this year
As of January 29, 2021, 17 social leaders and 5 ex-combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia. Additionally, over 21 people have been killed in 8 massacres registered this month
The levels of violence in Colombia have not abated in 2021. In one day, two massacres were carried out and 2 leaders were assassinated
The Sudanese Professionals Association launched the campaign following the torture and killing of a young activist, Bahaeldin Nouri, who was abducted by the intelligence wing of the government-backed Rapid Support Forces on December 21
In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia
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
The Rapid Support Forces militia has reportedly engaged in brutal violence in the States of South and West Darfur, as well as the State of South Kordofan, over the past few weeks.
Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic