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.
The Colombia section of the State Department’s annual worldwide overview of human rights. (Link at state.gov)
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.
Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín of Colombia’s National University talks to La Silla Vacía about the history of paramilitarism in Colombia and the possibility that it might make a comeback.
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.
In a blockbuster scoop, the Colombian newsmagazine reveals that Army intelligence units have been hacking the communications of, following, and even threatening, Supreme Court justices, opposition politicians, human rights defenders, military whistleblowers—and even Semana’s own reporters.