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SOCIAL LEADERS BEG THE GOVERNMENT TO PAY ATTENTION TO THE HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY IN COLOMBIA

EL ESPECTADOR, April 27, 2022 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia/mas-regiones/lideres-sociales-piden-al-gobierno-reconocer-emergencia-humanitaria-en-colombia/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) As the caravans of social organizations arrived …

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THE PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE REPORTS THAT 130 SOCIAL LEADERS HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN 2021

EL HERALDO, December 9, 2021 https://www.elheraldo.co/colombia/defensoria-reporta-130-lideres-sociales-asesinados-en-2021-871761?utm_source=piano&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12360&utm_seccion=general&pnespid=qOZ6Ci9VO.IDiuLcpDi1CsONugL.T4RldfHmyud1oQNmEb0Cv4IgU.iYzBABl4h32CQFscArKQ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Carlos Camargo noted that 111 homicides were …

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AN X-RAY OF THE ATTACKS ON SOCIAL LEADERS IN THIS COUNTRY

EL TIEMPO, October 15, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/justicia/conflicto-y-narcotrafico/lideres-sociales-y-defensores-de-derechos-humanos-asesinados-este-ano-625301 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Departments like Antioquia and Nariño are the …

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LEADERS IN SOUTHERN CÓRDOBA ARE SURROUNDED BY MINING COMPANIES, PARAMILITARIES, AND DISSIDENTS

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, September 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/lideres-del-sur-de-cordoba-cercados-por-mineras-paramilitares-y-disidencias/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) They are preparing …

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IN TWO MONTHS, 30 LEADERS AND DEFENDERS HAVE BEEN THREATENED AND MURDERED IN TOLIMA

By Camilo Pardo Quintero, EL ESPECTADOR, August 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/conflicto/en-dos-meses-30-lideres-y-defensores-han-sido-asesinados-y-amenazados-en-tolima/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) With pamphlets, WhatsApp …

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CARIBBEAN REGION: A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS AND A NATIONAL STRIKE

By The National Forum for Colombia*, EL ESPECTADOR, August 2, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia-20/analistas/region-caribe-crisis-humanitaria-y-el-paro-nacional/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Beyond …

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1971 – Fifty years ago, President Nixon declared the War on Drugs that’s still got us counting the bodies.

By Ricardo Silva Romero, EL TIEMPO, June 17, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/opinion/columnistas/ricardo-silva-romero/1971-columna-de-ricardo-silva-romero-596856 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) All wars will …

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A VACUUM IN DEMOCRACY LEADS TO A VACUUM IN GOVERNANCE

By Clara López Obregón, EL ESPECTADOR, April 25, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/el-vacio-de-democracia-crea-un-vacio-de-estado/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Since the signing …

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BETWEEN 2016 AND 2020, 75 LEADERS OF COCA SUBSTITUTION HAVE BEEN MURDERED

By Sebastián Forero Rueda, EL ESPECTADOR, March 26, 2021 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/entre-2016-y-2020-75-lideres-de-sustitucion-de-coca-fueron-asesinados/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The We Are …

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THE LIGHTS AND THE SHADOWS OF THE PEACE AGREEMENT IN COLOMBIA

By Odalys Troya Flores*, LA HABANA (PRENSA LATINA) March 5, 2021 https://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=433851 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Senator …

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