An accounting of the country’s worsening wave of multiple killings.
Two massacres within a week highlight the daily threats faced by young people in marginalized parts of the country.
Documents indicate that Colombia’s military knew that forcibly recruited children were present at a FARC dissident encampment in Caquetá before bombing it in August 2019.
The country has suffered at least ten massacres in the prior two months. This article focuses mainly on Nariño.
Journalists who would report on the severe violence in San José de Uré, southern Córdoba, are silenced.
An overview of the case against former president Álvaro Uribe and what it says about the power of the right in Colombian politics.
An analysis of the security forces’ inability to protect human rights defenders and conflict victims from renewed violence.
About the dangers of practicing journalism in Sahagún, Córdoba, a town that is the birthplace of a disproportionate number of political leaders.
Social leader killings have exploded in Caquetá, and few even get investigated.
The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting Afro-desdendant and indigenous communities especially hard.
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.
U.S. and Colombian economists find a correlation between 2003-08 “false positive” killings, the weakness of judicial institutions, and the prevalence of colonels commanding Army brigades.
About the Truth Commission’s often difficult relations with Colombia’s business sector, military, and political right.
Southern Córdoba suffered two massacres in 24 hours as neo-paramiltiary groups fight each other. Where are the security forces?
Forced eradication operations are growing ever more aggressive, as documented in this account from journalists in the Guayabero River region of south-central Colombia.
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.
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.
An overview, relying on studies from the Defensoría, of recent criminal gang dynamics in Medellín.
After killing him in late June in Catatumbo, Colombia’s Army claimed that Salvador Durán was an ELN member, which the group denied.
The newsmagazine finds that coca eradication teams have been systematically inflating reports of their results, throwing off recordkeeping for many years.
Reporters travel 1,000 miles across pandemic-hit Colombia and find many examples of human suffering.
Reveals the role of dissident groups and cattle ranching in the destruction of forest and national park land in Colombia’s south-central department of Meta.
An investigation into social media campaigns, relying heavily on bots, aimed at discrediting the post-conflict transitional justice system.
Armed and criminal groups are increasing their recruitment of child combatants.
Profiles two communities of ex-combatants who are developing their own productive projects.