Photos from Medellín’s march for the lives of social leaders

"Building a different country is costing us our lives. #BeingASocialLeaderIsNotACrime," read a banner paying homage to María Pilar Hurtado, a social leader murdered in June. Photo by Felipe Bedoya.
Demonstrators in white sheets are protesting the killings of social leaders in Colombia

What is the government’s current commitment to protecting social leaders in Colombia?

Silent demonstrations take place on on Medellín's metro, July 26, 2019. Image courtesy of Movimiento Defendamos La Paz. According to Colombia’s Ombudsman’s Office, 196 social leaders were killed...
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JEP budget for 2020 to reduce by 30 percent

March in defense of the JEP, Bogotá, March 2019. Image courtesy of Deposit Photos. The budget for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) will be reduced by approximately...

La Roja: Beer for peace brewed by former FARC members

La Roja stands apart in the current wave of Colombian craft beers - it’s made and distributed by ex-combatants of the FARC. The brains behind the operation gives us the inside story.
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Investigators begin their search for 100,000 missing persons in Colombia

Paying homage to forcibly disappeared victims of Colombia's armed conflict. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Officials within Colombia's Unit for the Search of Disappeared Persons (UPBD), which...