For the second year in a row, Colombia has been ranked the world’s most dangerous country for environmentalists by an international human rights group, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Amid rising levels of police and paramilitary violence, Yanis Iqbal looks at Colombia's history of state repression and people's resistance.
In the face of ongoing state repression, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting, write Laura Capote and Zoe Alexandra.
Jim McIlroy reports on big march of Colombian-Australians in solidarity with the victims of state violence in Colombia.
In response to days of national strikes and mobilisations across Colombia, security forces have unleashed unprecedented repression against peaceful protesters, reports People’s Dispatch.
The following appeal has been issued by United for Colombia, Australia, in response to the repression of nationwide protests that began in opposition to the government’s tax reform.
Since November 21, people have mobilised across Colombia to reject President Iván Duque’s anti-people and neoliberal policies.
On November 27, hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, workers and members of feminist, human rights, Indigenous, peasant and social organisations as well as trade unions, participated in mobilisations across the country.
In the capital Bogotá, huge numbers of people gathered at the National Park and marched to the Plaza de Bolívar, to reject the national government’s austerity measures and the heavy police repression of social protests.
A National Strike called by trade unions on November 21 became one of the biggest mobilisations in Colombia's recent history as student, environmentalist, human rights and women's groups, among others, joined together to reject the neoliberal policies of President Ivan Duque's government.
Initially called by trade unions, the National Strike has grown to involve numerous sectors of Colombian society that oppose the nation's right-wing government headed by President Ivan Duque.
A new phase of armed conflict in Colombia has emerged with the declaration by some former leaders of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — People’s Army) that they are reorganising and rearming as an insurgent force, writes James Jordan.
Latin American solidarity activists rallied for peace and justice in Colombia, in Sydney on August 3.
Speakers called for an end to the killings of social leaders. More than 600 social leaders, including indigenous land rights activists and human rights advocates, have been killed since 2016.
Photos and stories of many of the activists were displayed in Sydney’s iconic Circular Quay.
The action was organised by United for Colombia and included a cultural festival of music, dance, theatre and poetry.
Australian-based solidarity group United for Colombia released the following appeal on August 3 in response to continuing human rights violations in Colombia.