Journalists Threatened in Colombia for Reporting on Corruption
Journalists in Colombia have been threatened mainly after reporting on corruption. More than 100 have reported receiving serious threats. Press freedom organizations are demanding action from the government.
Colombia General Goes Before Peace Juristiction
A retired general has submitted himself to the Special Jurisdiction for peace in Colombia.
Colombia's New Law to Bring Down Drug Gangs
A new law against armed gangs has come into force this week in Colombia. President Juan Manuel Santos said this new law is meant to bring down one the country's major drug gangs: the Clan ...
Five Social Leaders Killed in a Day in Colombia
Five social leaders were killed in Colombia, on Thursday, bringing the total number of murders of leaders to 24 in the last month. Social organization are demanding the government to protect them as well as ...
Authorities Confirm Bodies Found Are Those of the Ecuadorian Reporting Team
The governments of Ecuador and Colombia have confirmed that the bodies found last week in the border region of Tumaco, were those of the team of journalists from El Comercio newspaper, who were kidnapped and ...
Victims of State Crimes Support Petro Candidacy in Colombian Election
Victims of state crimes announced they will support the candidacy of Gustavo Petro in the name of peace, justice, truth, reparations and guarantees of rights.
Colombia's Congress Approves Anti-corruption Popular Referendum
The Colombian Congress has approved an anti-corruption popular referendum in an initiative that seeks to punish politicians who are involved in the mismanagement of state funds. According to the comptroller's office, corruption costs tax payers ...
Social Leaders Murders Keep on Rising in Colombia
Over 200 social leaders and human rights defenders have been murdered in Colombia since January 2017. At least eight activists have been killed during the last week...
Families of Murdered Journalists Given Victims Belongings
Relatives of the Ecuadorean journalists abducted and murdered on the border with Colombia have been given back the victims' personal belongings. But they are still waiting for their bodies to be returned.
Colombian Youth Activists Speak-out Against Paramilitary Groups
Social Organizations in Colombia are speaking out against the heightened level of danger that young people face at the hands of Paramilitary groups.