Why do we have to stand in line?
Why are they taking us away? Where to?
They can´t take us by force
Oh God! We are not getting into that truck! If you want to kill us, do it here. Murderer!
It has been an exciting year and a half accompanying human rights defenders in Colombia with the eyes of the world focused on the country emerging out of decades of violent conflict. Continue reading Challenges facing Colombia: reflections from the field
Campo Bijao is situated in the municipality of Yondó (Magdalena Medio), an area we travel to regularly from the field team in Barrancabermeja. Continue reading Trip to Campo Bijao
It´s two o´clock in the afternoon. The girls are picking fruit, your mother-in-law asleep, the buffalos have been fed. You slump into the hammock in the colombian paradise where you´ve lived your whole life, for a well deserved rest. Two aggressive sounds break the tranquility.