A profile of Gen. (Ret.) Mario Montoya and the legacy of the “False Positives” human rights scandal.
Drawing a link between U.S. security assistance to Colombia and human rights abuses committed during the conflict.
A report, submitted to the transitional justice system, about extrajudicial executions committed by the Colombian Army’s Medellín-based 4th Brigade.
Explores appropriate possible roles for the armed forces in combating rising deforestation.
Recently declassified U.S. government documents from the 1990s attest to the Colombian military’s low morale and collaboration with paramilitary groups.
An investigation points to evidence that an Italian volunteer with the UN Verification Mission may have been murdered for reporting on a military bombardment that killed several child recruits.
A rundown of the 1997 paramilitary massacre in Antioquia that, some allege, received support from the office of then-governor Álvaro Uribe.
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.
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.
A trove of declassified U.S. documents raises questions about ex-president Álvaro Uribe’s possible ties to paramilitaries and narcotraffickers.
About the Truth Commission’s often difficult relations with Colombia’s business sector, military, and political right.
Forced eradication operations are growing ever more aggressive, as documented in this account from journalists in the Guayabero River region of south-central Colombia.
After killing him in late June in Catatumbo, Colombia’s Army claimed that Salvador Durán was an ELN member, which the group denied.
The latest pandemic human rights update from the non-governmental platform looks at recent allegations of sexual abuse by military personnel around the country.
Lays out military responsibility for historically bloody paramilitary massacres in the Montes de María region during the early 2000s.
An overview of a year of human rights scandals in the Colombian Army’s intelligence apparatus.
New revelations of illegal activity by Colombian Army intelligence. The magazine exposes some of the contents of 130 profiles that Army spies built on reporters, politicians, human rights defenders, and even fellow officers.
Raises concerns about persistent impunity for human rights violations committed by state actors, and calls on the International Criminal Court to remain vigilant.
An update on the human rights situation amid Colombia’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
Summary of two non-governmental organizations’ findings, based on 32 former soldiers’ testimonies to the JEP, revealing the surprisingly systematic nature of “false positives” killings during the 2000s.
An investigation of what COVID-19 might mean for the balance between armed and criminal groups; the humanitarian situation; migration and borders; social protest; the security forces; and implementation of the peace accord.
Reporters who broke some of Semana’s big recent stories about human rights abuse and corruption in Colombia’s Army tell of terrifying threats, surveillance, and communications intercepts.