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URGENT! IMMINENT RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN BOGOTA!

****ALERT NO LONGER ACTIVE. The raid was averted by the mobilization of the people with the support of international solidarity**** URGENT! ACT NOW TO STOP THE RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! ¡URGENTE! ¡ACTÚE AHORA PARA DETENER EL ASALTO CONTRA DESPLAZADOS DE COLOMBIA EN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! ¡PASANDO AHORA MISMO! Please send…

AfGJ Statement on the Arrest Orders for Álvaro Uribe

August 4, 2020, marked a historic moment in the history of Colombia, a country with more than 50 years of civil war. On that day, Colombia’s Supreme Court ordered the detention of its current Senator and ex-President, Alvaro Uribe Velez. In 2016, the oldest armed insurgency of the hemisphere, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia…

Death Curse in Caloto – Colombian unionist and opposition candidate declared “military object”

by James Patrick Jordan Note: Even as I finish writing and publishing this piece, we have received two more notifications of paramilitary murders of activists in the area of Caloto, Cauca. Send an email to Colombian authorities demanding protection and an end to the threats against Gerardo Barona and Andy Murcia Under cover of night…

People’s Human Rights Observatory Declaration of Support for Peace in Colombia

Peace in Colombia is threatened by the highest number of politically motivated murders in seven years, with more than one victim every three days. And while the FARC-EP has met every agreement, including complete disarmament, the government is dragging its feet and failing to meet its obligations in several key areas. Following is a declaration…