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Why are they killing the Indigenous people in northern Cauca?

President Duque announces new Rapid Deployment Force with 2,500 men By Marcela Osorio Granados El Espectador, Oct 30 2019 (Translated …

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TENSION BETWEEN THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AND COLOMBIA’S SUPREME COURT ABOUT EVIDENCE IN THE URIBE CASE

SEMANA, October 19, 2019 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/caso-uribe-tension-entre-la-justicia-de-eeuu-y-la-corte-por-pruebas/636709 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Relations between Colombia’s Supreme Court of Justice and …

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THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TAKES OVER A PROSECUTION THAT MILITARY COURTS ABANDONED 26 YEARS AGO

26 years ago they classified the torture and murder of three indigenous people as an action “in the line of …

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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PEACE AGREEMENT: HERE IS THE ASSESSMENT AT 30 MONTHS

El Espectador, September 30, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson CSN Volunteer Translator) https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/politica/implementacion-del-acuerdo-de-paz-este-es-el-balance-30-meses-articulo-883746 CINEP (Center for Research and Popular Education) …

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Demand Protection for Atty. Germán Romero Sánchez

To CSN members and other interested persons: Earlier this week we received a report that the lawyer for the Peace …

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HOW MANY SOCIAL LEADERS HAVE BEEN MURDERED DURING 2019?

By Adriana Lucía Puentes El Colombiano, September 18, 2019 https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/paz-y-derechos-humanos/lideres-sociales-asesinados-en-colombia-durante-2019-hasta-septiembre-segun-indepaz-PH11611439 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Antioquia is the …

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THE DEFENSE MINISTRY’S CONTRACTS ARE PART OF A CASE AGAINST SOCIAL LEADERS IN CASANARE The case is now in the hands of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights

El Espectador, September 15, 2019 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/los-convenios-del-ministerio-de-defensa-en-un-caso-contra-lideres-sociales-en-casanare-articulo-881269 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Eight leaders from Casanare are in legal …

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A COUNTRY UNDER GUARD: THE COSTS OF THE POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN COLOMBIA

 Semana, September 21, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) https://semana.com/nacion/articulo/elecciones-2019-seguridad-para-mas-de-500-candidatos-a-gobernaciones-y-alcaldias-amenazados/632761 At a cost of more than 2,500,000,000 pesos …

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THE SPECIAL JURISDICTION FOR PEACE (JEP) HAS SUMMONED 91 MILITARY MEN TO ANSWER FOR ACTS OF VIOLENCE IN URABÁ

RCN Radio, September 20, 2019 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Retired Generals Mario Montoya Uribe and Rito Alejo …

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STATEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN COLOMBIA IN A CONTEXT OF UNENDING VIOLENCE

                                                            September 29, 2019 Colombia, the third most populous country in Latin America, is seriously subject to the climate crisis …

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