Episcopalian Church officials in northwest Colombia are making public calls to draw attention to the deepening human rights crisis facing residents in the region, reported local media Wednesday.
A delegation from the United Nations (UN) will continue meeting with victims from Colombia’s armed conflict to brainstorm proposals for ongoing peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel Full Article »
A prominent international human rights group is expressing its concern over a bill being disputed in the Colombian Congress that would give military courts jurisdiction over human rights violations committed by Full Article »
The ELN, Colombia’s second largest rebel group, claimed civilian injuries in a recent terrorist bombing in eastern Colombia were incidental, and that the operation was intended to take out foreign security “bunkers.”
Twenty-three truck drivers were allegedly forced by Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, to spill more than 5,000 barrels of crude oil onto a road in southwest Colombia, causing a major ecological disaster, Colombia’s Full Article »
An intelligence report by Colombia’s National Army found that the country’s second largest guerrilla group, the ELN, has been training 12 to 17-year old children to assassinate police and military personnel, Colombian Full Article »
Away from James Rodriguez’s stupendous goals and the feverish soccer frenzy following the Colombian national team, relations between Colombia’s two largest rebel groups and the Colombian government created an eventful, but Full Article »