Indigenous woman found decapitated in Cauca

News from Colombia | on: Tuesday, 26 April 2016

The body of an indigenous woman was found decapitated and with signs of torture on 17th April in Cauca Department, South-west Colombia. Rubiela Coicue, who was 38 years old, was found by the side of the road leading to the municipality of Corinto, in the north of the department. The read more



Justice for Colombia expresa apoyo por evento sobre la persistencia del paramiltarismo

Justice For Colombia News | on: Thursday, 14 April 2016

Justice for Colombia expresa apoyo por evento sobre la persistencia del paramiltarismo La organización británica Justice for Colombia expresa su apoyo por el evento que se realizará el día 15 de abril en el Congreso de la Republica “Persistencia del Paramilitarismo: Sin garantías no hay paz sostenible”. read more



534 political activists murdered in five years in Colombia

Justice For Colombia News | on: Thursday, 14 April 2016

534 political activists murdered in five years in Colombia A new briefing published by Justice for Colombia has revealed for the first time the shocking figure of 534 political activists murdered in Colombia between 2011 and 2015. The briefing highlights that more than 90 activists were killed every year and read more



Nota de Prensa: 534 activistas políticos asesinados en Colombia en cinco años

Justice For Colombia News | on: Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Nota de Prensa 534 activistas políticos asesinados en Colombia en cinco años Un nuevo informe publicado el día 12 de abril por la organización británica Justice for Colombia da constancia por primera vez de una cifra alarmante de 534 activistas políticos asesinados en Colombia entre 2011 y 2015. El informe read more



Colombian activists UK tour to highlight the targeting of political activists in Colombia

Justice For Colombia News | on: Monday, 11 April 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Colombian activists UK tour to highlight the targeting of political activists in Colombia Two of Colombia’s leading trade union and human rights activists, Gustavo Rengifo and Deivin Hurtado, will be visiting the UK in April 2016 to highlight the targeting of political activists in Colombia. On Tuesday 12 read more



Grupo de parlamentarios británicos expresan su rechazo al atentado contra Piedad Córdoba

Justice For Colombia News | on: Thursday, 7 April 2016

El grupo de parlamentarios britanicos Amigos de Colombia que está conformado por más de 85 representantes ha escrito una carta al Presidente de la Republica de Colombia, Juan manuel Santos para expresar su preocupación por el reciente atentado en contra de la lideresa por la paz Piedad Córdoba. También han read more



Seán Crowe TD calls for action after 30 assassinations in Colombia in 30 days

Justice For Colombia News | on: Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Seán Crowe TD calls for action after 30 assassinations in Colombia in 30 days Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has called on the acting Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, to urgently and directly raise the cases of 30 political and community activists who have been read more



Parliamentary Friends Denounce Attempted Attack on Piedad Cordoba

Justice For Colombia News | on: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Parliamentary Friends Denounce Attempted Attack on Piedad Cordoba The Parliamentary Friends of Colombia Group denounces the attack which took place on Friday, April 1st 2016 in the town of Quibdó against leading figure Piedad Cordoba. As constant and diligent supporters of the Colombian peace process and on behalf of more read more



Letter from MPs to President Santos concerning Piedad Cordoba

Justice For Colombia News | on: Tuesday, 5 April 2016

To view the full letter click on the link on the right hand side. read more



Peace talks open with second guerrilla organisation, ELN

News from Colombia | on: Thursday, 31 March 2016

After more than two years of exploratory talks, the Government and the ELN announced the opening of a peace process. Whilst the peace process with the largest guerrilla group the FARC has been ongoing since November 2012, official talks between the government and Colombia’s second guerrilla force had proven elusive. read more