Not as simple as ‘with or against’

The sad events at Charlie Hebdo in Paris are clearly an affront to so many things that we hold dear in society, not least the right to free speech. Azzam Alkadhi rejects the idea that all Muslims should apologise for the crimes of a tiny minority.
Sri Lanka

What can Colombia learn from Sri Lanka?

Siddharth Mohan draws interesting conclusions between Colombia and Sri Lanka regarding the end of a longstanding conflict on the other side of the world.
Gustavo Petro Bogota Mayor

On trial: Gustavo Petro

On Trial is a Bogotá Post feature in which we will put someone or something from the Colombian news “on trial”, trying to explain the perspective of both their fans and their critics. In this edition we put on trial the outgoing Bogotá mayor Gustavo Petro.
Colombian Peace Process, FARC attack Cauca

Reader’s view: Should we believe the military?

Our correspondent Ellis Carver argues that the official account of the recent FARC attack in Cauca may not be the whole truth