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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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THREE STORIES, THREE LIVES CUT SHORT, AND THEY KEEP ON WITH THE KILLING

By Elisabeth Unger Bleier, EL ESPECTADOR, June 18, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/tres-historias-tres-vidas-truncadas-y-los-siguen-asesinando/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Michel Forst, then …

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LEADERS AREN’T BORN EVERY DAY

By Clara López Obregón, SEMANA, June 16, 2010 https://www.semana.com/opinion/articulo/lideres-no-nacen-todos-los-dias-columna-de-opinion-de-clara-lopez/680060# (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The murder of leaders …

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THE MURDERED LEADERS

By Mauricio García Villegas, EL ESPECTADOR, June 13, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/opinion/lideres-asesinados/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Edwin Dagua Ipia …

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THE GUARDIAN OF THE CONDOR

By Rafael Gutierrez Sonano, VANGUARDIA, June 11, 2020 https://www.vanguardia.com/opinion/columnistas/rafael-gutierrez-solano/el-guardian-del-condor-IJ2469974 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The bad things have …

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INTERRUPTING OUR FORGETFULNESS

By Gloria Árias Nieto, EL ESPECTADOR, June 9, 2020 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The numbers have no …

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