An update on the post-conflict effort to search for disappeared persons, with Christoph Harnisch (Colombia chief, International Committee of the Red Cross), Luz Marina Monzón (Director, Unit for the Search for Disappeared Persons), and Lucía Osorno (Movement of Victims of State Crimes), moderated by Ginna Morelo (El Tiempo).
Fearing COVID-19 infection, prisoners in Bogotá’s La Modelo penitentiary protested conditions. Government forces, claiming an attempt to escape, killed 23 prisoners and wounded many more. The next day, relatives of prisoners gathered outside its gates.
Presentation of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ annual report on the situation in Colombia.
Proceedings of a panel discussion with visiting winners of Colombia’s 2019 National Prize for the Defense of Human Rights. (También disponible en español.)
Profiles of brave Colombian journalists and the threats and attacks they face in the exercise of their profession.
A review of the state of press freedom in Colombia, produced to coincide with the latest annual report of the Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa.