State terrorism
Colombia state terrorism 64 activists have been assassinated in Colombia in the first four months of 2022

According to INDEPAZ, in addition to the assassination of 64 social activists and 18 ex-combatants, 37 massacres have also been recorded in the first four months of this year

10 weeks of national strike in Colombia and the state violence continues

In the past 70 days of national strike and nationwide mobilizations, at least 84 people have been killed by the national security forces. Additionally, in the past three months, 16 former FARC combatants and 49 social leaders and human rights defenders have been assassinated by illegal armed groups

National strike in Colombia completes two months

The national strike, which began in rejection of a tax reform bill, has transformed into a national struggle against the far-right government of President Ivan Duque and his neoliberal and oppressive policies

National strike in Colombia completes one month, the struggle continues

The struggle, which began in rejection of a neoliberal tax reform bill, has transformed into a social uprising in Colombia demanding structural changes and an end to policies that only deepen social inequality and deprive the greater part of the population of basic rights

Colombian Congress debates motions of censure against defense minister Diego Molano

Two motions of censure have been presented against defense minister Diego Molano by the opposition for the unprecedented level of violence and human rights violations committed by national security forces in the past four weeks of the national strike

Ballymurphy Massacre Northern Ireland After five-decade-long British cover up, victims of Ballymurphy massacre proved innocent

In a historic victory for truth and justice, a judge in Belfast declared that all the 10 victims killed by British paratroopers in the 1971 Ballymurphy massacre in Northern Ireland were innocent

Colombian government ignores protesters’ demands and orders full deployment of police forces

Organizations have condemned the government of Iván Duque for increasing the militarization of cities and repressive actions against protests amid negotiations with mobilized sectors

Colombians continue to resist as national strike completes 15 days

Enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Colombians continue to remain on the streets against neoliberalism and violence, for life, peace, justice and democracy

Gustavo Pedraza: “The legacy that Carlos leaves us is of unrelenting struggle”

Five years have passed since social leader Carlos Alberto Pedraza Salcedo was forcibly disappeared and assassinated, and the struggle for truth and justice continues

Colombian teachers carry out national strike in defense of life, peace and democracy

Teachers mobilize demanding security and guarantees for lives and physical well-being of the teachers as well as social and trade union leaders

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