In the remote municipality of Mapiripán on the eastern plains of Colombia, things are really hotting up in the Jiw indigenous people’s settlement. Continue reading Mapiripán, part three: Football for dignity
Day breaks, shrouded in mist. The PBI flags still hang on the house of human rights defender William Aljure, in the main square of the remote village of Mapiripan in Colombia’s eastern savannah. Continue reading Mapiripan, part two: The sacred lake
Perhaps you have wondered what it is like to be a field volunteer in Colombia. Continue reading A day in the life of a brigadista
A cloud of feathers explodes above the car in front. Continue reading Mapiripan, part one: Jiw
Even as Colombia starts to implement the peace agreements and the disarmament of FARC combatants, several areas of the country are witnessing a wave of violence like the recent one in the River Calima. Continue reading Peace for whom?