Reports from human rights defenders estimate that at least eight people were killed by police on April 30 in the protests in Cali
Actions were held in over 60 cities and towns across the United States in solidarity with the Asian community in response to the horrific massacre in Atlanta on March 16
The ombudsman’s office denounced the government for failing to fulfill its role as guarantor of the rights of the people in its custody, and highlighted that the lack of design, implementation, and evaluation of public policies for citizen security is the reason for what happened in detention centers
The levels of violence in Colombia have not abated in 2021. In one day, two massacres were carried out and 2 leaders were assassinated
In the first four days of this year, two social leaders and two former combatants of the FARC have been assassinated in Colombia
Meanwhile, four indigenous leaders were killed in other parts of the country as mobilizations took place in Bogotá.
The organizations of the Social Minga are demanding protection for social leaders, right to defend their land, right to democracy and the construction of peace in the country
Massive protests have broken out in Colombia following the torture and murder of Javier Ordóñez by the police. Nicolás Arias of Colombia Informa talks about what led to this outburst, the demands being raised and the structural violence of the state
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”
A delegation of Argentine human rights defenders, social leaders, and lawyers arrived to Bolivia yesterday to verify the human rights situation in the country following the coup
This was agreed upon by the junta after the civil disobedience and political strike action by the civilian opposition had paralyzed Sudan since Sunday.
Protest group says that the civil disobedience will continue till the military junta steps down and makes way for civilian rule