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

‘Mothers of False Positives’ visit Britain in quest for justice over army killings

Jaqueline Castillo and Rubiela Giraldo, whose loved ones were murdered by the Colombian army in 2008, will be discussing their campaign for justice at JFC-organised… Read More

USO oil workers union formally recognised as conflict victim over historic violence

Colombia’s transitional justice court has defined the oil workers’ union, USO, as a collective conflict victim over high levels of abuses committed against its members… Read More

Teacher trade unionist Ana María Cepeda attends NEU Solidarity Conference and Labour Conference

A major aspect of Justice for Colombia’s campaign work is bringing Colombian trade unionists and activists to Britain and Ireland in order to meet with… Read More

Government and EMC dissident group initiate extended ceasefire

The Colombian government’s Total Peace strategy – which promotes dialogue with armed groups as a means of ending violent conflict in the country – has… Read More

UN Mission Security Council briefing on Colombian peace processes

Briefing by Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Security Council Meeting, 11 October 2023… Read More

Colombia human rights update September 2023

Colombia human rights update September 2023 Despite advances in the Petro government’s Total Peace dialogues with armed groups, violence continued to impact many parts of… Read More

For first time, Colombian government recognises trade union movement as conflict victim

Trade unions were systematically and violently targeted for decades with governments playing a major role in widespread killing that aimed to eradicate organised labour. That… Read More

Colombian trade unions lead major rallies for social reforms and peace

Colombian trade unions are leading major rallies across the country today, Wednesday 27 September, to show support for the progressive government’s social reforms and peacebuilding… Read More

Colombia human rights update August 2023

Trade unionists, indigenous leaders, LGBTQ activists and former guerrillas in the peace process were among the victims of violence during August, as the long-running insecurity… Read More