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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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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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