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HRW: Colombia

  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno
    As Co-Director of the US Program, Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno guides Human Rights Watch’s work on criminal justice, drug policy, immigration, national security, and surveillance in the United States.Previously, as Deputy Washington Director…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia
    The government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached an agreement in 2016 to end their 52-year armed conflict. The agreement provides a historic opportunity to curb human rights abuses, but its justice component contains serio…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Don’t Promote Officers Linked to Killings

    Colombia: Don’t Promote Officers Linked to Killings

    Expand Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas and Colombian armed forces chief Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez review the troops dur…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • How the Colombian Army Encouraged Killings

    How the Colombian Army Encouraged Killings

    Expand Colombia's then army commander Gen. Mario Montoya speaks as President Alvaro Uribe looks on at Bogota's army school on February 22, 2006. © Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • How the OECD Could Help Save Lives in Colombia

    How the OECD Could Help Save Lives in Colombia

    Expand A house in a rural Wayuu community in La Guajira, Colombia, June 2016. © 2016 Human Rights Watch (Buenos Aires, Argentina)—President Juan…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • OECD: Examine Local Hunger Crisis in Colombia

    OECD: Examine Local Hunger Crisis in Colombia

    Expand A house in a rural Wayuu community in La Guajira, Colombia, June 2016.  © 2016 Human Rights Watch (Washington, DC) – The Organisation for…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter to OECD Secretary General re: Colombia's accession
    Washington, D.C, October 27, 2017Mr. Ángel GurríaSecretary GeneralOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)2 rue André Pascal,Paris -- FRANCE Mr. Kenneth SwinnertonChair of the Employment, Labour and Social Affair…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: Fix Flaws in Transitional Justice Law
    On October 8, 2017, José Miguel Vivanco sent the following letter to Efraín José Cepeda Sarabia, President of the Senate of Colombia; Rodrigo Lara Restrepo, President of the House of Representatives; and Guillermo Rivera Flórez, Minister of Inter…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Colombia

The Guardian: Colombia News

  • Bogotá's world-renowned graffiti district – in pictures
    The Colombian capital has been a mecca for street artists since graffiti was decriminalised in 2011. Businesses commission artists, celebrities leave their tag, and you can even join a tour of iconic works Continue reading...
    - 9 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 7:41am -
  • Colombian rebels attack oil pipelines hours after ceasefire expires
    President Santos recalls chief negotiator to Bogotá in wake of attacksELN’s chief negotiators says attacks occured in ‘complex situations’ of warColombia’s Marxist ELN rebels have resumed attacks on oil installations and the armed forces, th…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 2:34pm -
  • Farc deal opens path for Colombia's other rebels: 'The future has to be about war'
    The ELN, now the country’s biggest rebel army, remains deeply at odds with the government as an October ceasefire comes to an endIn the humidity of the Colombian jungle, a rebel fighter known as Davidson shows more than 100 fellow insurgents how to…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Jan 18, 2:30am -
  • Phone games put Colombia's indigenous cultures in palm of children's hands
    A series developed with the help of anthropologists and scientists teaches children about the country’s 87 indigenous groups, who speak 71 languagesIn a simple wooden hut on a Caribbean beach, a young girl sits at the feet of her grandmother, who i…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 3:00am -
  • Colombia's colourful Black and White carnival – in pictures
    More than 10,000 people take part in the Black and White carnival, which has its origins in a mix of Andean, Amazonian and Pacific cultural expressions, celebrated every year between the end of December and the first week of January in San Juan de Pa…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 7:13am -
  • The 8p banana that showed Bogotá needed open public spending | María Victoria Angulo
    Something was rotten in the Colombian capital’s school food contracts. We faced fierce resistance trying to fix the problem, but we fought to achieve transparency • María Victoria Angulo is education secretary for BogotáOn a typical school day…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 6:35am -
  • 'It's a perverse system': how Colombia's farmers are reforesting their logged land
    In the wake of Colombia’s peace deal, the rush to clear Amazon jungle for cattle ranches and coca caused deforestation to soar. A new scheme hopes to enable farmers to make a sustainable living from the forestIn a cool forest patch along a rutted d…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Dec 17, 5:30am -
  • More than 350 million Latin American voters to elect new leaders in 2018
    Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Paraguay will elect new presidents in what could be a popular reaction against corrruption The anti-establishment tide that has swept much of the world is set to break over Latin America in 2018. So…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Dec 17, 3:00am -
  • The year's top development stories: 2017 in review
    As Donald Trump cut funding for family planning and people from east Africa to Yemen went hungry, peace finally gained a foothold in ColombiaThe year began with the inauguration of Donald Trump and the reinstatement of the “global gag rule”, or M…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • More than 100 human rights activists killed in Colombia in 2017, UN says
    Following the Farc peace deal, activists face special risk in areas where the group’s exit has left a power vacuum, officials sayMore than 100 human rights defenders have been killed in Colombia this year, according to the United Nations, which urg…
    - 32 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 2:00am -
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