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Strike form USO oil workers

15 September 2022


As we have reported, since last Sunday, September 11, the leadership of the Unión Sindical Obrera - USO began a day of protest in rejection of the heinous murder of our comrade leader of the Barrancabermeja Branch, Sibaris Lamprea Vargas, 42 years old, who was murdered on the night of September 10 by hired assassins who hit him with 5 shots.

April 28th one year of the strike

26 April 2022

On April 28, 2022, it will be one year since the massive strike that shook Colombia in 2021. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets for months against the neoliberal and repressive policies of the state. In addition to the collective euphoria of this moment, the sites of mobilization generated solidarity and very strong local self-organization.

Declaration of Humanitarian Emergency

22 April 2022

Different organizations, movements, peoples and individuals, who believe in a dignified and just Colombia, declare a Humanitarian Emergency.

We invite you to join this initiative, which seeks the following objectives:

Colombie : Nouveau crime d'État contre des leaders sociaux dans le département du César

23 February 2022

23 fév. CI.- Les leaders paysans Teófilo Acuña et Jorge Alberto Tafur ont été assassinés dans la soirée du 22 février, alors qu'ils se trouvaient dans une maison du village de Puerto Oculto, municipalité de San Martín, département du César. Les deux leaders sociaux étaient membres de l'organisation paysanne : Coordination nationale agraire -CNA- et du Congrès des peuples (Congreso de los Pueblos).

Anything is possible : The dream of Colombia’s “Paro Nacional”

13 January 2022
Monumento Puerto Resistencia

April 28th, 2021 will be forever remembered in History as the beginning of the “Paro Nacional”, a large-scale national mobilization in Colombia. History will remember that this “Paro” for its inspiring resistance, but also for its 80 dead (Indepaz), its nearly 300 disappeared and its torture centers in grocery stores.

Arrest of a Peoples' Congress activist Erika Prieto

10 December 2021

Today Erika Prieto presented herself to the Prosecutor office in Bogota to face charges hold against her in one of the judicial frame up against activist of the People's Congress caused by political interference in the judicial system. Judicial frame ups are an ongoing practice of setting up activist under false evidence and false testimony having them jailed awaiting trial for up to two years stopping them from going on with their legitimate demands.