Tag Archives: Peace Process in Colombia

Paramilitary Attack on the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado

Event report from Peace Community   This morning, December 29, 2017, four paramilitary persons entered the Peace Community of San …

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Trump’s Quiet Meeting with Former Colombian Presidents Matters

by Steve Benen April 21st, 2017 Source: http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-quiet-meeting-former-colombian-presidents-matters?cid=eml_mra_20170421 When Donald Trump traveled to his private Florida resort last weekend, he made …

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Represenative Mark Pocan’s Letter to the DHS on Colombian Paramilitaries

Click here for 1-18-17 Letter to DHS on Colombian Paramilitaries Representatives Mark Pocan, James P. McGovern, Barbara Lee, and Henry “Hank” …

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CSN Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

This edition of the CSN Newsletter features pieces by Clara Nieto de Ponce de Leon and Enrique Santiago–Romero who offer …

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Communication from the families of those ‘disappeared’ in Los Llanos Orientales, whose bodies were found in the area through humanitarian measures in the Peace Process

(Translated by Deryn Collins- CSN Volunteer Translator, Edited by Shanise Faust) The families of LUZ ARLEDY MONCADA GUTIERREZ, MARTHA CECILIA …

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Colombia: Peace agreement must open the door to justice

  Source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/12/colombia-peace-agreement-must-open-the-door-to-justice/ 1 December 2016, 10:27 UTC The ratification of the peace agreement marks the beginning of a new and …

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WE, THE ORGANIZATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND VICTIMS, SUPPORT THE TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, AGREED TO IN HAVANA, AS A CONTRIBUTION TO THE BATTLE AGAINST IMPUNITY

(Translated by Gerry Millrine, CSN Volunteer Translator- Edited by Shanise Faust) Source: http://coeuropa.org.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Orgs-DDHH-respaldan-punto-5.pdf OPEN LETTER TO HIS HONOR, THE PRESIDENT OF …

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No to the Pact of the Elites

(Translated by Steve Cagan, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://congresodelospueblos.org/comunicados-congreso-de-los-pueblos/item/970-un-gran-dialogo-por-la-paz-para-refrendar-los-acuerdos-de-la-habana-facilitar-los-dialogos-con-el-eln-y-garantizar-la-participacion-decisoria-de-la-sociedad.html By Congreso de los Pueblos Bogotá, October 4, 2016 It was with …

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Plan Colombia, Permanent War, and the No Vote

by Laura Carlsen Source: http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/20/plan-colombia-permanent-war-and-the-no-vote/ The Colombian people voted NO to peace. Or to be exact, 50.2% of 37% of the eligible …

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For the native peoples of Colombia, peace must be realized alongside the re-establishment of a state of harmony among the individual, the collective, and their relationship with the land

Source: http://convergenciaporlapaz.net/para-los-pueblos-etnicos-la-paz-tiene-que-ver-con-el-restablecimiento-de-la-armonia-entre-lo-colectivo-lo-individual-y-su-relacion-con-el-territorio/ Translated by Buddy Bell, CSN Volunteer Published July 20, 2016 Peace convergence For the ethnic peoples of Colombia, “peace is …

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