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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 -
  • 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: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

    Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability

    Expand President of Colombia Ivan Duque delivers a speech during a press conference at Casa de Narino in Bogota, Colombia on January 19, 2019.  © 2019 Colombi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Challenge to FARC’s Narrative on Child Recruitment
    The commanders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have often tried to whitewash the guerrillas’ role in recruiting children and other serious human rights abuses, including sexual violence and forced abortion. But Colombia now has…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

    Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings

    February 20, 2019Video Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings The Colombian government has named in key positions of the army mul…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia: New Army Commanders Linked to Killings
    The Colombian government has named in key positions of the army multiple officers against whom there is credible evidence of involvement in extrajudicial executions and other abuses that are under investigation. On December 10, 2018, the government o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women on Colombia
    This submission focuses on the topics of sexual violence, women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the protection of students, teachers, and schools during time of armed conflict.Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls (…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Unbearable Hypocrisy of the ELN

    The Unbearable Hypocrisy of the ELN

    Expand People affected by an explosion at the police cadet training school in Bogota evacuate the area where a car bomb attack left 21 people dead on January 17, 2019. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Violence Skyrocketing in Colombian Municipality

    Violence Skyrocketing in Colombian Municipality

    Anny Castillo’s job is to help change all of this.Castillo is head of the Tumaco “personeria,” a human rights agency. In Colombia, each municipality has a personeria, an office designed to promote access to public services, address human right…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Colombia


    The 52-year armed conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government officially ended with a peace accord in 2016, but violence associated with armed groups increased again in 2018 after initial declines after a 201…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

The Economist: Colombia

The Guardian: Colombia News

  • newThe campaign for a 'drug-free world' is costing lives | Louise Arbour and Mohamed ElBaradei
    Global policy on drug control is unrealistic, and has taken a harsh toll on millions of the world’s poorest peopleDrug control efforts across the world are a threat to human dignity and the right to life.In 2017, more than 70,000 people died from a…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Mar 19, 3:00am -
  • Colombians await One Hundred Years of Solitude screen adaptation with joy and fear
    Can Netflix’s screen adaptation capture the richness of Gabriel García Márquez’s landmark novel?Like the cloud of yellow butterflies which follows one of the characters through the fantastical world of One Hundreds Years of Solitude, the legacy…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Mar 19, 3:00am -
  • Venezuela blocks off second bridge to Colombia as Guaidó flies to Brazil
    Shipping containers positioned across Simón Bolívar bridgeGuaidó travels to Brazil to try to ramp up pressure on MaduroVenezuelan authorities have blockaded a second bridge to Colombia amid fresh skirmishes between protesters and security forces l…
    - 20 days ago, 27 Feb 19, 6:05pm -
  • Venezuela: US increasingly isolated as allies warn against use of military force
    Mike Pence says ‘all options are on the table’ in effort to oust Maduro while key allies warn they would oppose sending troopsThe US vice-president, Mike Pence, has repeated a veiled threat of military intervention in Venezuela, but Washington ap…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 2:32pm -
  • US hypocrisy on Venezuela sanctions | Letters
    Guardian readers Dr Kevin Bannon and Martin Quinn share their perspectives on VenezuelaA principal foreign participant in the US-led campaign to topple the Maduro government is neighbouring Colombia, which has become a crucial hub for Venezuela’s o…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Feb 19, 1:26pm -
  • Venezuela: at least four dead and hundreds injured in border standoff
    Presidential challenger Juan Guaidó says he will urge foreign leaders to keep ‘all options open’ at a meeting on MondayAt least four people have been killed and hundreds injured in a wave of violence that convulsed Venezuela’s border regions o…
    - 24 days ago, 23 Feb 19, 10:50pm -
  • Venezuela: Four dead and hundreds injured in border clashes – video report
    Government forces and opposition activists have clashed in Venezuelan border regions amid president Nicolás Maduro's ban on aid entering the country.Hundreds of Venezuelans and Colombians gathered at the Simón Bolívar bridge connecting the countri…
    - 25 days ago, 23 Feb 19, 2:03pm -
  • Colombian tribe calls for action on alleged effects of UK oil firm
    In part two of our series, indigenous Siona people claim their health is being affected by apparent contamination of riverMaría Isaura Cuaran, an indigenous Siona woman, is displaying a rash that has appeared at the base of her neck. It is barely vi…
    - 26 days ago, 22 Feb 19, 2:00am -
  • Venezuelan opposition plans delivery of aid from Colombia and Brazil
    Juan Guaidó calls for volunteers to carry stockpiled US aid over the borders of two countries on SaturdayMembers of Venezuela’s opposition are gathering in Cúcuta, Colombia to shift stockpiled US aid to their homeland this weekend in defiance of…
    - 28 days ago, 19 Feb 19, 6:41pm -
  • Colombia's homemade prosthetics – in pictures
    Since 1992, more than 11,500 Colombians have been killed or injured by landmines, a legacy of more than 50 years of internal conflict. Many impoverished amputees without access to the healthcare system have resorted to making homemade prosthetics fro…
    - 30 days ago, 18 Feb 19, 2:00am -
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