An overview, relying on studies from the Defensoría, of recent criminal gang dynamics in Medellín.
After killing him in late June in Catatumbo, Colombia’s Army claimed that Salvador Durán was an ELN member, which the group denied.
Warns of the vicious measures that illegal armed groups have taken to enforce COVID-19 lockdowns, and control territory, in several parts of the country.
The Bogotá-based think tank counts 166 social leaders and 36 former FARC combatants murdered so far in 2020.
The latest pandemic human rights update from the non-governmental platform looks at recent allegations of sexual abuse by military personnel around the country.
An infographic presenting the transitional justice system’s activities since COVID-19 measures went into effect in March 2020.
The newsmagazine finds that coca eradication teams have been systematically inflating reports of their results, throwing off recordkeeping for many years.
Reporters travel 1,000 miles across pandemic-hit Colombia and find many examples of human suffering.
Examines how Colombian judicial authorities can improve their protection of human rights defenders and hold masterminds accountable.
Reveals the role of dissident groups and cattle ranching in the destruction of forest and national park land in Colombia’s south-central department of Meta.
Lays out military responsibility for historically bloody paramilitary massacres in the Montes de María region during the early 2000s.
An investigation into social media campaigns, relying heavily on bots, aimed at discrediting the post-conflict transitional justice system.
Finds a 55 percent increase in deaths from political violence during the first half of 2020, compared with the first half of 2019.
Finds an increase in ELN violence due mainly to the group’s February 2020 “armed strike.”