Urabá is always thought of as something of a lawless region, marked by endemic violence and fought over by the armed groups in the conflict. Continue reading Urabá, a contemporary history of violence and territory
We accompany the most threatened communities and organisations in Colombia 365 days of the year; this means that we are also in the field during the Christmas holidays. Continue reading What is it like to be a brigadista at Christmas?
Dagoberto has travelled two days to get to Urabá from his home on the San Juan River. Continue reading Why do they kill leaders before Christmas?
Within this framework of activities and as an exception, we are publishing this announcement, due to the serious humanitarian crisis and lack of protection within which communities in the Colombian territories are currently living, which include combat situations between illegal armed groups,1 wide-spread death threats2 and generalised forced displacements3 within the recent weeks in different areas of the country. Continue reading PBI expresses its concern regarding the increase of risks for human rights defenders
After a month and a half we return to the community of La Madre Unión, in the La Larga and Tumaradó river basins. Continue reading With just a few shots, they have taken Mario Castaño’s life away