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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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THE DUQUE GOVERNMENT HAS NOT BEEN ABLE TO PROTECT THE COMMUNITIES: JOSÉ MIGUEL VIVANCO

INFOBAE, February 19, 2021 https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia/2021/02/19/el-gobierno-de-ivan-duque-no-ha-podido-proteger-a-las-comunidades-jose-miguel-vivanco/?outputType=amp-type (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The Director of the Americas division of Human …

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WE ARE GOING TO TALK WITH THE GOVERNMENT IN ORDER TO INCREASE SUPPORT FOR THE PEACE United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg urges more attention to massacres and the killing of leaders

By Sandra Ramírez and Eduard Soto, EL TIEMPO, January 24, 2021 https://www.eltiempo.com/mundo/eeuu-y-canada/estados-unidos-entrevista-con-el-embajador-goldberg-sobre-relaciones-con-joe-biden-562292 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) With …

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LETTER TO PRESIDENT DUQUE CONCERNING THE MURDER OF ELIAS GALINDO AND THE ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PIEDAD CORDOBA RUIZ

October 2, 2020 Dear President Duque:         I write on behalf of the Colombia Support Network (CSN), a nonprofit human rights …

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ENOUGH! THE NEW SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE IS JOLTING THE COUNTRY

SEMANA, August 22, 2020 https://www.semana.com/nacion/articulo/masacres-en-narino-cauca-y-arauca-sacuden-a-colombia-en-pandemia–noticias-hoy/696294 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Selective murders, displacement, criminals fighting for territory. Five …

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MILITARIZATION HAS NOT BROUGHT MORE SECURITY AND WELL-BEING TO THE TERRITORIES

By Colombia in Transition, EL ESPECTADOR, July 8, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/justicia/verdad/que-papel-ha-tenido-la-fuerza-publica-en-el-cese-del-conflicto-armado/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) There has to …

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SOCIAL LEADERS: BETWEEN THREATS BY THE DISSIDENTS AND ACCUSATIONS BY THE ARMY

By Edinson Arley Bolaños, EL ESPECTADOR, June 24, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/territorio/lideres-sociales-amenazados-por-las-disidencias-y-acusados-por-el-ejercito/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Days before and …

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“HERE THE ALARM GOES OFF WHEN WE’VE ALREADY BEEN KILLED”: RENACER COMMUNITY COUNCIL

By Valentina Parada, EL ESPECTADOR, June 19, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/consejo-comunitario-renacer-del-micay-denuncia-amenazas-y-persecucion/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) On June 12, armed …

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