Lays out what happened in Bogotá’s La Modelo prison the night of March 21, when a protest led to guards killing 23 prisoners.
A discussion of factors driving the difficult security situation in Cauca department.
Colleagues remember Mario Calderón and Elsa Alvarado, two human rights defenders at CINEP who were murdered by paramilitaries, in their Bogotá home, on May 19, 1997.
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A discussion of new revelations that Colombian Army intelligence has been spying on journalists, judges, opposition politicians, human rights defenders, and other officers, with several victims of the spying and some U.S.-based analysts.
The former maximum leader of the AUC paramilitaries, extradited to the United States in 2008, has completed his U.S. prison term and may soon return to Colombia.
Colombia’s defense minister discusses recent human rights and corruption scandals within the armed forces.
An analysis of the possible beneficiaries of Colombian Army intelligence units’ illegal surveillance of journalists, politicians, rights defenders, and other officers.
An update on the work of the Unit for the Search for the Disappeared, established by the peace accords.
A conversation about efforts to protect threatened social leaders, by indigenous leaders Aida Quilcué and Joe Sauca, Mateo Gómez of the human rights ombudsman’s office, and Cristian Llanos of CINEP, moderated by Juan Diego Restrepo of Verdad Abierta.
The security and human rights situation amid fighting between armed groups along the Colombia-Venezuela border.
An encounter between the chief of Colombia’s armed forces and journalists for whom the Army built a dossier of personal information.
An analysis of the latest intelligence abuse scandal in the Colombian Army, revealed by Semana on May 1.
An encounter between the chief of Colombia’s armed forces and a U.S. journalist for whom the Army built a dossier of personal information.
Truth Commissioner Ángela Salazar, who focuses on the Pacific region, talks to youth leaders about work to build truth and memory.
An academic conversation about the balance between reconciliation and justice in Colombia’s post-conflict transitional justice system.