Questions in British parliament on peace and human rights in Colombia

Issues of peace and human rights in Colombia continue to be raised in the British parliament. MPs have submitted several questions to the government. You… Read More

Colombia human rights update March 2024

The month of March saw a continuation in the insecurity impacting many parts of Colombia despite recent government attempts to advance peace dialogues and strengthen… Read More

International Court finds Colombian state violently targeted CAJAR human rights organisation

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has declared the Colombian state responsible for the harassment and persecution of the José Alvear Restrepo human rights lawyers’… Read More

Colombia human rights update February 2024

Trade unionists, community council members and former guerrillas were among the victims of Colombia’s human rights crisis in February. Although the Petro government has taken… Read More

British and Irish education unions express support for democracy and trade union rights in Colombia

Education unions in Britain and Ireland have come together to condemn recent legal targeting of the FECODE teachers federation in Colombia, as well as apparent… Read More

Sindicatos británicos e irlandeses resaltan apoyo a la democracia y los derechos sindicales en Colombia

Los principales sindicatos de la educación de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda han denunciado los recientes ataques legales contra la Federación Colombiana de Educadores (FECODE), además… Read More

Petro government and Segunda Marquetalia group announce peace talks

On 9 February, the Colombian government and the Segunda Marquetalia armed group formally announced the launch of dialogues aimed at reaching a permanent settlement to… Read More

Colombian government warns of attacks on democracy led by Attorney General

Colombian political parties and social organisations have warned that democracy in the country is under threat following a series of disruptive actions that the government… Read More

Colombia human rights update January 2024

While 2023 saw a 16 per cent drop in killings of social activists and a 12 per cent fall in killings of former FARC members… Read More

UN Security Council reaffirms full support for Colombia peace process

In its periodic statement on the Colombian peace process, issued on 18 January, the United Nations Security Council has welcomed the positive advances made under… Read More