ESMAD security forces continue to attack indigenous protesters in Cauca

Justice For Colombia News | on: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Following the police killing of indigenous journalist Efigenia Vásquez in October, ESMAD riot police have continued to attack protesters in the Kokonuko zone in Cauca where Efigenia worked, lived and was killed. Dario Tonte, one of the protest organisers, was seriously injured by a projectile fired by ESMAD troops. read more



Paramilitaries murder social leader in Chocó

Justice For Colombia News | on: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Paramilitaries have killed another social leader in the department of Chocó, western Colombia. Hernán Bedoya was coordinating land claims by displacement victims forced to leave their homes during the armed conflict. He was shot dead as he returned home from work in the settlement of Playa Roja. According to read more



Gunmen attack two trade unionists in southern Colombia, killing one

Justice For Colombia News | on: Monday, 11 December 2017

Unidentified assailants attacked two trade unionists belonging to the FENSUAGRO agricultural trade union, leaving one man dead and another seriously injured. On 4 December Alfonso Giraldo Valencia was shot dead by two men outside the home he shared with his wife and three children in Puerto Vega Teteye, department of read more



Diputados entregan declaración sobre el proceso de paz colombiano en el parlamento británico

Justice For Colombia News | on: Monday, 11 December 2017

El 1 de diciembre de 2017, diputados entregaron la siguiente declaración sobre el proceso de paz colombiano en el parlamento británico: 'La Cámara manifiesta su inquietud por la "creciente preocupación" expresada por el Subsecretario General de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas, Jeffrey Feltman en el 15 de noviembre read more



MPs table Early Day Motion on Colombian peace process in British parliament

Justice For Colombia News | on: Monday, 11 December 2017

On 1 December, MPs submitted the following Early Day Motion on the Colombian peace process in the British parliament: 'That this House is alarmed at the growing concern expressed by UN Under-Secretary General Jeffrey Feltman in November 2017 on the state of the implementation of the Colombian Peace Agreement; read more