Colombia’s conflict has devolved into a series of localized conflict with different armed actors.
Journalists who would report on the severe violence in San José de Uré, southern Córdoba, are silenced.
An analysis of the security forces’ inability to protect human rights defenders and conflict victims from renewed violence.
The ELN is the largest of several armed groups operating, and mostly fighting each other bitterly, along the border between Norte de Santander department and Venezuela.
A survey of how illegal armed groups are imposing rules and enforcing quarantines during the COVID-19 crisis.
A summary of findings, from the Ombudsman’s Office’s early warning system, about the dire situation in Puerto López, Puerto Gaitán, and Cabuyaro.
A look at how the COVID-19 emergency is affecting the security situation and armed groups’ control measures in rural areas of Nariño, Cauca, Antioquia, and Córdoba.
Stories of how the armed groups active in this highly conflictive zone of northeastern Antioquia department are forcing children to join their ranks.
A multimedia presentation and article about reporters’ visit to conflictive zones of Chocó department, up the Pacific coast into Panama.
An in-depth look at the security and human rights situation in Chocó, where Afro-descendant and indigenous communities are caught amid fighting between the ELN and the Gulf Clan.
A look at the Colombian security forces’ five-year campaign against the Gulf Clan paramilitary organization in northwestern Colombia.
The 18th Front FARC dissident group and the Gulf Clan paramilitaries are increasing their presence in the historically conflictive municipality of Ituango, Antioquia, where demobilized FARC members are especially vulnerable.
Reporters from the Medellín daily hold a rare interview with leaders of the breakaway paramilitary group sowing violence in Antioquia’s Bajo Cauca region and southern Córdoba department.
Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín of Colombia’s National University talks to La Silla Vacía about the history of paramilitarism in Colombia and the possibility that it might make a comeback.
A paramilitary group tracing its lineage back to extradited leader Hernán Giraldo is responsible for the murder of two environmentalists in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region.
“Boys, girls, and adolescents in indigenous reserves and Afro-Colombian community councils are those most pursued” by the ELN and the Gulf Clan paramilitaries in Chocó.