Report from Havana: April 28, 2015
Violence against human right defenders increases in Colombia
?Colombia is the only country in the world in which its presidents organize narco-paramilitary gangs, kill insurgents, acknowledge this publicly and go unpunished?
At the first day of round 36 of the peace talks between the FARC and the Colombian government, the the FARC-EP referred, through Comandante Pastor Alape, to various state crimes committed against human rights defenders during the first quarter of 2015.
Report from Havana, Cuba: April 14, 2015
?Let?s not talk of de-escalation; let?s talk about bilateral ceasefire": Jes?s Santrich
"If there will be, some day, an international tribunal to judge Colombia, because of what they always say about Colombia, that it is a violent country, a drug trafficker country, sentenced to eternal violence, I will testify that it isn?t; that is a loving, joyful country which deserves a better fate?.
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Recently we read official statements at the highest level, denying the existence of paramilitary groups, despite daily evidence of threats and crimes against social, political and popular leaders bearing the signature of several of these groups of assassins.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, January 25, 2015
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC-EP, deplores and condemns the murder of our countryman CARLOS ALBERTO PEDRAZA SALCEDO, civic leader of the Peoples Congress, human rights defender and member of the National Peasant, Ethnic and People?s Agrarian Summit.
January 14, 2015.
We, the FARC-EP political prisoners and prisoners of war, held in the nation's jails and penitentiaries, publicly condemn before the Control and Discipline Section of the National Prosecutor General and the International Community, RENEWED BREACHES OF OUR HUMAN RIGHTS BY THE COLOMBIAN STATE AUTHORITIES, IN COLLUSION WITH THE SO CALLED ?CACIQUES? (CHIEFS) AT INPEC INSTITUTIONS and, as already condemned, those also of the general prison population in the Bogotan Prison "La Modelo".
Report from Havana
On the 2nd of May, 2002, in the town of Bojay?, Choc?, in the South-West of Colombia, guerrilla fighters of the FARC-EP were in combat with paramilitaries.
Report from Havana, 11 December 2014
"FARC-EP has always applied sanctions to members who violate internal regulations"
Today December 11, Comandante Pablo Catatumbo exposed the third reflection, part of a series of documents called ?Rebellion seen in the Light of Peace and Synthesis Right?. The document provides elements for a more balanced discussion on the issue of justice.
Taken from: http://www.remacpp.com
As denounced by DHOC, a local human rights organization, the peasant Norbey Jos? Gonz?lez died on November 23, as a result of the fire shots he received by members of the fourth Brigade of the National Army on November 12.
Report From Havana, 2 November 2014
?The fourth Delegation of Victims of the Conflict ?
Today, November 2, 2014, the fourth delegation of victims had a meeting with the National Government and the FARC-EP in Havana, Cuba.
Report from Havana
"Guerrilla legality must also be taken into account"
Havana, Cuba - spokesman Peace Delegation FARC-EP Pablo Atrato read today, October 29, a press release in which he presents the initiatives 9 and 10 of the fourth minimum proposal on systemic and multiple responsibilities regarding victims.