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.
A team of reporters profiles demobilized FARC guerrillas who have been resisting “dissident” groups’ calls on them to re-arm. Accompanied by a podcast episode.
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.
Semana looks at internal divisions, defections, and disagreements in the FARC political party.
Abuses including murder, forced labor, child recruitment, and rape are often committed as part of the groups’ strategy to control the social, political, and economic life of Arauca and Apure. Impunity for such abuses is the rule.