A paramilitary group tracing its lineage back to extradited leader Hernán Giraldo is responsible for the murder of two environmentalists in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region.
“Boys, girls, and adolescents in indigenous reserves and Afro-Colombian community councils are those most pursued” by the ELN and the Gulf Clan paramilitaries in Chocó.
The Colombian government’s draft decree laying out the functioning of a re-initiated aerial herbicide spraying program in coca-growing areas, and how the government would satisfy the Constitutional Court’s restrictions on that program.
A wide-ranging quarterly report about the state of accord implementation, from the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. (Link at unmissions.org)
A report to the UN Human Rights Council analyzing the risks faced by human rights defenders and social leaders in Colombia, and the Colombian government’s efforts to protect them. (Link at undocs.org)
A presidential decree laying out the functioning of “Strategic Comprehensive Immigration Zones,” known as ZEII or “Zonas Futuro,” which seek to establish a state presence in small conflictive territories, complementing the peace accords’ Territorially Focused Development Plans (PDET). (Link at dapre.presidencia.gov.co)