The flash visit of the French head of State, Francois Hollande, to the Cauca region on January 24, opened a bottle of conflicting emotions among inhabitants of this Colombian region.
Top US anti-drug official William Brownfield* made some curious declarations on the 16th of June, regarding coca production and drug policy in Colombia.
Opinion articles and different features on (forced) recruitment of children in the FARC-EP, demonstrate a lack of knowledge of the guerrillas by many. In other cases, it shows a clear intention to mislead it.
Written by Tanja Nijmeijer, member of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP in Havana, Cuba
Taken from: http://www.globalrights.info
From 19 to 21 April 2016 the United Nations hosted in New York a special session of the General Assembly on drugs (UNGASS).
The Panama Papers were a shock therapy which lasted only half a second. It was like when the wind lifts the skirt of a girl on the street. Embarrased, she puts her hands on her lap to lower it and then squints, with burning cheeks, around her: Who saw it?
Regarding an article published in The Guardian, called "Colombia peace deal with Farc is hailed as new model for ending conflicts" written by Ed Vulliamy, I would like to make a few clarifications.
Written by @Tanja_FARC
There is a global trend by the dominant system of categorizing insurgent movements as criminal business networks, depriving them from their revolutionary essence.
Written by Tanja Nijmeijer, @Tanja_FARC
Starting in the Netherlands ...
In July 1995, during the war in Yugoslavia, a group of approximately 400 Dutch peacekeepers grouped in a battalion called Dutchbat III, was in Bosnia and Herzegovina to protect Bosnian people against ethnic cleansing carried out by the Serbs.
Recently, a delegation of women from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, People?s Army (among whom the author of this article), met a delegation of the Alliance for Global Justice, comprising the National Lawyers Guild, the International Action Center and the Task Force on the Americas.
PKK, the Workers Party of Kurdistan: many people know their name, few really know what their struggle is about. Www.farc-epeace.org had the opportunity to speak with two representatives of the PKK's women's organization - PAJK, Zelal Dersim and Asia Dicle, about the situation in the Middle-East, IS, the role of the United States, the peace process with the Turkish government and, last but not least, the PKK struggle for freedom. This is the third part of the interview.
Part III - Killing the dominant male: PKK and women's revolution