In a letter addressed to President Santos, 40 MEPs from different political parties and groups supported the new peace agreement with the FARC and called for a speedy endorsement, keeping the victims at the center of the agreement.
The Tripartite Monitoring and Verification Mechanism of the Ceasefire and Bilateral and Definitive Hostilities is investigating the events that took place on November 15 in the municipality of Santa Rosa, south of the department of Bolívar, which resulted in death of two people from the FARC-EP. The situation of a third member of the FARC-EP, unharmed, is being investigated.
On Monday the UN has set in motion the verification of the bilateral ceasefire between the Colombian State and the FARC-EP. The ceasefire has been called by the parties last August, in the last stage of the peace negotiations in Havana.
More than five hundred victims and human rights organizations, represented by different platforms, issued a statement to the delegations negotiating the agreements, reaffirming their support for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace agreed in Havana as a contribution to the fight against impunity.
According to the Information System on Attacks on Human Rights Defenders 19 activists have been killed and there have been a total of 63 individual attacks, in the period between July and September 2016.
The people of Colombia will march again on Wednesday, October 19, to demand the implementation of the Final Peace Agreement signed on 26 September by the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army (FARC-EP).
According to a report published by Agencia de Prensa IPC, two women have been murdered on Thursday 13 October in the borough of Buenos Aires, in Caceres, Antioquia.
It’s not just Colombia to have taken to the streets to say Yes to Peace and ask the Final Peace Agreement reached in Havana between the FARC-EP and the Colombian government being implemented.
By Enrique Santiago, legal advisor to the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP in Havana
The surprising result of the plebiscite held last Sunday in Colombia, where the 'NO' to the Peace Agreement signed between the Government and the FARC-EP has won by a narrow margin of 56,000 votes out of the 12 and a half million casted, places the concluded Peace Process carried out in Havana since 2012, in a delicate position.