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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

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Colombian activists deliver letter about killings of social leaders to the ICC

A group of around 20 Colombian activist collectives delivered a formal request to the International Criminal Court for it open a criminal investigation about the mass killings of social leaders in their country

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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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Duque and his boss Uribe stabbed the Peace Agreement in the heart

President of Colombia Iván Duque, fails to comply with the Peace Agreement endorsed by the Congress of the Republic in its second modified version after its rejection in the plebiscite

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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’s peace agreement is in shreds

Defenseless civilians are under siege. As of October 1, 2018, 343 social leaders and human rights defenders had been assassinated over the course of 18 months

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