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New Steps to Address The Tragedy of Colombia’s Disappeared

June 10, 2016 Virginia M. Bouvier and Lisa Haugaard* The tragedy of the “disappeared” in Colombia’s more than half-century of internal war cuts across the entire society. Among those who were forcibly seized and then vanished without further information are … Continue reading

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Parties Resume Talks in Havana; Advances in Trust-Building Continue

April 21, 2016 Colombian government and FARC-EP representatives resume their 49th round of peace talks in Havana today.  There they continue discussions on ending the internal armed conflict that has plagued Colombia for more than half a century.  Negotiators had … Continue reading

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Colombian Human Rights Defenders Building Sustainable Peace: Program Today

February 18, 2016 Despite optimism that a peace agreement will soon be reached at the peace talks in Havana, the war in Colombia continues, marked by a worrisome rise in attacks on human rights defenders, particularly women.  Human rights defenders … Continue reading

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Peace and Human Rights in Colombia: Report on a Conference

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 By:   Virginia M. Bouvier, Lisa Haugaard and Moira Birss Peace is more than just silencing guns. That was the upshot when Colombian human rights defenders gathered at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC last … Continue reading

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