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Paramilitary group carries out massacre in Colombia: 8 dead 0

Colombia’s Peasant Association of Catatumbo (ASCAMCAT) denounced the murder of at least eight of its members by the narco-paramilitary group “Los Rastrojos”

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Colombian Military Espionage: An Attack on Post-Conflict Reformers and the Free Press

The Colombian weekly news magazine Semana revealed that Colombian military intelligence units carried out illicit surveillance on more than 130 individuals between February and December 2019.  Among those targeted were human rights defenders, Colombian and international journalists, politicians, labor leaders

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Former FARC Peace negotiator Ivan Marquez: We take up arms again!

A 32 minutes video, released on You Tube, in which Márquez explained the reasons for the decision

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Extrajudicial Killing Dims Hopes for Colombia’s Demobilized FARC

Dimar Torres, a demobilized member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was shot just outside of Campo Alegre

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Angela Davis denounced attacks on social leaders in Colombia

Angela Davis has denounced the recent assassination attempt on environmental activist Francia Marquez in Cauca, Colombia, and the high levels of violence against African-Colombian social leaders

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Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

Colombian President Iván Duque’s partial veto of a transitional justice bill could undermine and delay progress toward justice for wartime atrocities

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Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

The Colombian government has appointed at least nine officers credibly implicated in extrajudicial executions and other abuses to key positions of the army

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Guerilla bombing provocation is a gift for Colombia’s repressive government

On Thursday, January 17, a car bomb exploded near the Santander Police Academy in Bogotá leaving twenty cadets dead and dozens of wounded civilians

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Colombia – UN Security Council optimistic despite sustained campaign of assassination

The recent peace agreement with the FARC seeking to end a conflict ongoing since at least the 60’s that has left an estimated 260,000 people dead and over 60,000 missing was signed off by former President Juan Manuel Santos

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As Colombia’s peace process falters, scores of social activists are being killed

Colombia, one of the most dangerous nations for human rights activists, has attempted to halt its 50-year armed conflict through a complex peace process that began in 2012

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 Gustavo Petro, Colombian Former Guerilla & Leftist Who Mounted Historic Campaign for Presidency

Democracy Now! spoke to Gustavo Petro, who placed second in this year’s presidential race, receiving 8 million votes in his attempt to become Colombia’s first leftist president

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FARC Santrich transferred to prison

FARC former commander has been on hunger strike for 19 days

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Jesus Santrich (FARC) detained: hard blow to Colombian peace process

Santrich had been detained following an extradition request by the United States, that wants him for an alleged drug traffic related crime

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Guerrillas and the Attorney General, the big difference

If the works advance in the Temporary Zone of Caño Indio and the other Zones, it can not be attributed to anything other than the tenacity and the sacrifice with which guerrillas work under the scorching sun

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Pablo Beltrán, jefe negociador del Eln (Colombia): “Queremos que se acabe la confrontación”

El jefe negociador del Eln, en los diálogos de Quito, asegura que les pondrán la cara a las víctimas y que están dispuestos a dejar el secuestro y los ataques a la infrestructura, pero que esperan gestos equivalentes de la contraparte en la mesa de negociación.

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About Kafir planes at the 26 September Ceremony

There are many who wonder to what obeyed the menacing warplanes appearance on the scenario at the time the commander of the FARC-EP was finishing to deliver his speech

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El discurso de Timochenko en Cartagena

Nuestra satisfacción es enorme al constatar que el proceso de paz de Colombia es ya un referente para la solución de conflictos en el mundo

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Timochenko: Peace of Colombia is the Peace of Our America 0

Over two thousand people took part to the ceremony for the signing of the Final Peace Agreement in Cartagena, Colombia

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The Most Beautiful of All Battles

We published here the full text of the speech delivered yesterday in Havana by FARC-EP chief negotiator, Ivan Marquez

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La mas hermosa de las batallas

Aquí publicamos el texto de la intervención de Ivan Marquez, ayer, después de la lectura del comunicado conjunto

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