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OUR ANNIVERSARY IN THE MIDST OF THE DEADLY VIRUS-Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

March 30, 2020 www.cdpsanjose.org/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) On Monday, March 23, our Peace Community of San …

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HOW THE JEP IS STUDYING THE CASES OF DRUG TRAFFICKING COMMITTED BY THE FARC

EL TIEMPO, March 27, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/jep-colombia/que-dice-la-jep-sobre-casos-de-narcotrafico-de-las-farc-477918 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Every case is analyzed individually. The JEP …

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE FEAR RETALIATION BY AGC AGAINST THE COMMUNITY AND ITS LEADERS A Statement by the Indigenous Authorities of the Unión Agua Clara Community in Buenaventura Municipality

Justicia y Paz (Peace and Justice) March 25, 2020 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Today the indigenous community …

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CORONAVIRUS IN THE PRISON SYSTEM: A TIME BOMB

By Patricia Lara Salive, El Espectador, March 26, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/coronavirus-carcelario-una-bomba-de-tiempo-columna-911382 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) “When the coronavirus …

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BEING A SOCIAL LEADER IN COLOMBIA IS A DEATH SENTENCE

By Andrea del Pilar González Peña[1], El Espectador, March 25, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/ser-lider-social-en-colombia-es-una-sentencia-de-muerte-articulo-911164 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) At …

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THE RIGHT TO WATER AND THE FAILURE OF ACCESS IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

EL TIEMPO, March 24, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/cortes/derecho-al-agua-potable-en-medio-de-la-pandemia-del-nuevo-coronavirus-476550 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Constitutional Court has reminded us that …

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WHY ARE THEY KILLING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS IN COLOMBIA? Colombia continues to be the country with the second highest number of killings in the world.

By Mariana Guerrero, El Tiempo, March 16, 2020 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/investigacion/la-critica-situacion-de-los-defensores-ambientalistas-en-colombia-473144 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) In December 2019, after …

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PROTECTING SOCIAL LEADERS: WHAT IS THE COMPLAINT THAT THE COMMUNITIES ARE MAKING TO THE GOVERNMENT?

By Karen Vanessa Quintero, El Espectador, March 16, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/nacional/proteccion-lideres-sociales-cual-es-la-queja-de-comunidades-al-gobierno-articulo-909556 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Leaders in Cauca …

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“ÑEÑEPOLÍTICA”, A SCANDAL THAT’S GROWING Interception of José “Ñeñe” Hernández was the genesis of this story.

El Espectador, Friday, March 13, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/noticias/judicial/nenepolitica-un-escandalo-que-crece-articulo-908954 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The government of Iván Duque, with …

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ONCE THE BODIES AND THE SOCIAL FABRIC HAVE BEEN DESTROYED, THEY HAVE TO DESTROY THE MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS

Message from the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó February 25, 2020 https://www.cdpsanjose.org/node/184 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer …

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