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New Book Highlights Women’s Role in the Colombian Peace Process

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Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / July 6, 2017 “The commitment of Colombian women made it possible to build the gender perspective within the Peace Agreements,” said FARC member Victoria Sandino. The more than 140 women that participated in the Havana peace process met Wednesday to present their new […]

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Colombia’s Supreme Court Acquits Prominent Indigenous Leader

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Source: Telesur / The Dawn News / June 29, 2017 The Indigenous leader arrested in 2015 became an iconic symbol of the systematic repression suffered by Indigenous movements in the country. Colombia’s Supreme Court acquitted a prominent Indigenous leader Wednesday, almost two years after he was arrested. The court annulled […]

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Colombia: War and Peace in our Time

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By: Matilde Trujillo Uribe / Source: Clarin de Colombia / The Dawn News / June, 2017 Introduction 2017 arrived amidst the dark shadows of peace and war. It brought along the heavy weight of the past. Nothing new under the sun, nothing changed, and it seems as though nothing different […]

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Colombia: Union leader murdered in the Valle del Cauca

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Source: ALBA Movimientos / The Dawn News / July 2, 2017 Social organizations denounced that 11 social leaders have been murdered so far this year. The president of the National Syndicate of Workers from the Agricultural Industry (Sintrainagro), Alberto Román Acosta, was murdered past Saturday in Guacarí. This was reported […]

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