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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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El Ejercito de Liberación Nacional reivindica el atentado en Bogotá

El grupo guerrillero Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN, reivindicó el atentado realizado en la Escuela de Cadetes de la Policía de Bogotá, donde resultaron muertos 21 personas y otras 68 heridas

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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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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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