Sudanese Protesters Mark Second Anniversary of Army Massacre, Demand Justice

Peoples Dispatch (Photo: Radio Dabanga/Twitter) Hundreds of protesters were seen carrying the national flag and banners as they marched across the capital Khartoum to the cabinet building and the public prosecutor’s office Hundreds took to the streets in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Thursday, June 3 to honor those who were killed when the Sudanese army…

Massacre in Cali Amid National Strike in Colombia

Colombia Informa Reports from human rights defenders estimate that at least eight people were killed by police on April 30 in the protests in Cali The mobilizations carried out since Wednesday in Cali, the capital of Valle del Cauca, have been brutally repressed by state security forces. On the night of April 30 human rights…

West Turns its “Humanitarian” Focus Towards China While Colombians Continue to Be Massacred

Carlos Cruz Mosquera The recent systematic massacres of Colombian people by government forces have not received major coverage in Western newspapers despite irrevocable documentary evidence. There are videos, pictures, witnesses and even admissions by state authorities and their agents. Contrarily, the problematic claims of Chinese “internment camps” for Muslims have enjoyed front-page spreads in major…

89th Massacre of 2020 Dampens Christmas Celebrations in Colombia

On the 23rd of December, 3 people were killed in Neiva, Colombia, making it the 89th massacre the country has seen this year. The massacre occurred in Chapinero, a rural area mostly known for agricultural activities. Among the 3 men killed was Mesías Pajoy Sabogal, an ex-combatant of the FARC guerrilla. Sabogal was a part…

A Bolivian Army General Detained for the Sacaba Massacre

The commander of the military garrison of Cochabamba, General of the Bolivian Army Alfredo Cuellar, was arrested by the region’s prosecuting authorities for an alleged crime of murder in the massacre that took place in Sacaba on November 15, 2019, where at least eleven people died from bullet wounds. This was communicated by his lawyer,…

Bolivia: One Year After the Massacre, Sacaba Remembers its Victims

Guido Miguel Vassallo “Honor and glory to the fallen of Senkata and Sacaba! Those were the first words of the emotional inauguration speech of the President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, last November 8th. Quite a declaration of principles. And a drop of water in the desert for the relatives of the victims of both massacres….

Survivors of Bolivia Coup Massacre Cry Out for Justice

The Grayzone traveled to Bolivia to produce this documentary investigating the coup government’s massacre of indigenous protesters in the Senkata area of El Alto in November 2019. We interviewed family members of victims and human rights lawyers trying to hold the Jeanine Áñez transitional administration to justice. By Anya Parampil Camera, editing and scoring by…

Seven Killed in Colombia’s 61rst Massacre of 2020

At least seven people were killed today in a massacre in the municipality of Buenos Aires, department of Cauca, Colombia as denounced by the Red por la Vida de los Derechos Humanos de Cauca (Network of Life of Human Rights of Cauca). 246 people murdered in the 61 massacres registered in the course of 2020….

Massacres in Colombia Lay Bare Next Phase of the Conflict

Thomas Power A march on the Naya River during an event for women’s rights (Photo: Conpazcol, Communities Contruyendo Paz en los Territorios). In recent weeks, seemingly every day there is news of another massacre in Colombia. On August 11, five teens were slayed in Cali, and five days later eight more youth were killed in…

Haiti: Massacre in Port-Au-Prince Leaves Over 20 People Dead

Haiti Rebel Heavily armed men stormed Monday evening into the poor district of Bel Air, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital, and fired on residents and set fire to houses. Witnesses to the event reported that several hundred residents of the area, as well as the neighborhoods of Sans Fil and Ruelle Maya, were forced to…

Colombia: Three Massacres in 24 Hours Claim 17 Lives

Seventeen people have been killed since Friday in the latest string of massacres under the government of Ivan Duque. The government of Colombia’s Nariño department has confirmed a new massacre in the area of La Guayacana, a rural area of the municipality of Tumaco. There, six young people were murdered and two more are missing,…