The former top paramilitary figure, facing extradition back to Colombia from the United States, changed his story about the 2001 murder of an indigenous leader.
Profiles of some former AUC paramilitary leaders and the crimes they still need to clarify or confess.
A history of how deeply ingrained the practice of kidnapping was for the FARC during the conflict.
Poor maintenance to a victims’ memorial in Antioquia is emblematic of how Colombia’s historical memory initiatives are “floundering.”
An analysis of the security forces’ inability to protect human rights defenders and conflict victims from renewed violence.
El Cármen de Bolívar is a municipality in the Montes de María region that suffered massive displacement and notorious paramilitary massacres in the early 2000s. The new mayor, Carlos Torres Cohen, opposes land restitution.
About the Truth Commission’s often difficult relations with Colombia’s business sector, military, and political right.
The transitional justice system has moved forward on its investigation of one of the worst massacres in the history of the conflict, the 2000 paramilitary attack on the people of El Salado, Bolivar.
The story of displacement and resistance of Afro-descendant, indigenous, and campesino communities along the Naya River, which forms the border between Valle del Cauca and Cauca departments.
Maximum AUC paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso is to be released from U.S. custody after 12 years. This report looks at Mancuso’s deeds, the “Justice and Peace” demobilization process, and the views of AUC victims exiled in Canada.
Discussions with victims in the Antioquia town where investigators from the JEP are unearthing scores of bodies believed to be the victims of “false positive” killings committed by Colombia’s army.