Ivan Duque's administration does not provide concrete responses to requests from social organizations.Full Story
The order was to kill 17 civilians and make them appear as if they were killed-in-action rebels.Full Story
The FARC party expressed concern about the absence of security guarantees, "reflected in the systematic continuity of killing social leaders and former guerrilla fighters."
A representative of the National Federation of Unitary Agriculture Deivin Hurtado confirmed that men killed are social leaders and human rights defenders, brothers Albeiro and Luis Hugo Silva Mosquera.
Human rights defenders claim that at least 5,000 missing persons are buried in clandestine graves.
During the interview, Merlano directly accused Duque was aware that the Gerlain and Char families bought votes in the Atlantic department to get him elected as president in 2017.
After 44 days without being able to sit down with the Duque administration, a meeting was possible but no agreement was reached.
Sanclemente was director of the National Aviation Authority during President Uribe's administration.
The "Black Eagles" and other paramilitary groups threaten and kill with impunity in this South American country.
Anti-union violence has been an instrument of persecution, stated the teachers' union - the main responsible for the violence being the State by action and omission.
Around 630 social leaders have been killed in Colombia, after the signing of the peace agreement in November 2016.