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Episcopalian Church denounces humanitarian crisis in northwest Colombia
Jul 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Episcopalian Church denounces humanitarian crisis in northwest Colombia

posted by Emily Dugdale

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. 

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UN holds 2nd of 3 victims forums ahead of new round of Colombia peace talks
Jul 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

UN holds 2nd of 3 victims forums ahead of new round of Colombia peace talks

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

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 »

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Colombia’s military justice bill is ‘recipe for impunity’: HRW
Jul 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s military justice bill is ‘recipe for impunity’: HRW

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

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 »

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Colombia govt to resume peace talks with FARC July 15
Jul 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia govt to resume peace talks with FARC July 15

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

The Colombian Government and the FARC rebel group announced their intentions to return to peace dialogues on July 15 in a joint declaration, local media reports.

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ELN claims attack that harmed 13 civilians was targeting US security ‘bunkers’ along pipeline
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

ELN claims attack that harmed 13 civilians was targeting US security ‘bunkers’ along pipeline

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

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.” 

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‘FARC’ forced truck drivers to spill 5K barrels of crude oil in southwest Colombia
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

‘FARC’ forced truck drivers to spill 5K barrels of crude oil in southwest Colombia

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

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 »

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ELN training children to attack security forces in east Colombia: Army
Jul 7, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

ELN training children to attack security forces in east Colombia: Army

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

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 »

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FARC victims discuss peace talks, watch soccer, at 1st regional forum
Jul 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

FARC victims discuss peace talks, watch soccer, at 1st regional forum

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Some 500 victims of Colombia’s armed conflict took part in the first regional victims’ forum on ongoing peace talks with the FARC. 

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How Colombia’s peace talks progressed during the World Cup
Jul 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

How Colombia’s peace talks progressed during the World Cup

posted by Emily Dugdale

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 »

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‘FARC’ mines kill 3 soldiers in Colombia
Jul 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

‘FARC’ mines kill 3 soldiers in Colombia

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Three Colombian soldiers perished on Monday morning, after coming across a minefield in the northeastern part of the country, reports local media.

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