Public domain photographs about peace, security, and human rights in Colombia

May 8, 2020

Photo source: Tweet from Unidad Víctimas @UnidadVictimas

Tweet: “Two restitution measures and one satisfaction measure contemplated in the comprehensive reparation plan, will be implemented in La Gabarra township, Tibú municipality, Norte de Santander, one of the populations most affected by the armed conflict.”

Tags: Catatumbo, Victims

March 30, 2020

Photo source: Tweet from Defensoría del Pueblo.

Caption: “La @DefensoriaCol acompaña en el aeropuerto El Dorado de Bogotá la llegada de 64 personas deportadas de Estados Unidos. Se busca, en compañía de sus familias, garantizarles sus derechos en las actuales circunstancias de cuarentena y un pronto reencuentro con sus seres queridos.”

Tags: Migration, Public Health, U.S. Policy

March 12, 2020

Photo source: Tweet from US Embassy Bogota @USEmbassyBogota

Tweet, translated, reads: “Members of Joint Task Force Bravo, Colombian military forces, Colombian Civil Defense, volunteers from Fundación Universitaria Juan N. Corpas and from Universidad Nacional de Colombia fly about 3 hours per day in Chinook helicopters to reach remote regions of La Guajira with the medical mission of “Ejercicio Vita” [a joint U.S.-Colombian military exercise in La Guajira].

Tags: La Guajira, U.S. Policy

February 13, 2020

Photo source: César Carrión, Colombian Presidency

While visiting Montelíbano, Córdoba, President Iván Duque responds to the ELN’s declaration of an “armed strike.” He says, “Colombia is united to confront this criminal group, this terrorist group, these recruiters of minors, these eco-killers.”

Tags: ELN