Towards justice and peacebuilding: Country Profile of Colombia
Recent articles in Colombia

Despite the information available, we are unable to fully comprehend the extent of the illegal actions ordered by a security force that, rather than persecuting and stigmatising us, has an obligation to provide guarantees for our work as journalists.

Profiling and surveillance – practices characteristic of authoritarian regimes – contravene the government’s freedom of expression obligations and raise questions about society’s right to information and guarantees for the work of journalists.

CPJ joined more than 100 civil society organizations in an open letter calling on Colombia’s National Protection Unit to adopt measures to ensure the safety of journalists and other human rights defenders under increased threat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.