The presence of a plural number of guerrilla Comandantes in Havana, who will integrate the technical commission, is an unprecedented fact that will bring together representatives of the insurgency and active military, with the common purpose of developing recommendations for the two parties related to item 3 of the Agenda, on issues of bilateral ceasefire and abandonment of arms, is undoubtedly an event of singular political importance, result of the progress that has been made. But it is also a clear sign of the commitment of the FARC-EP to the process, a step forward for peace with social justice in Colombia.
The Unión Patriótica - UP (Patriotic Union) is a Colombian political party created as a result of the peace dialogue between the FARC-EP and the Colombian government during the Belisario Betancur administration (1982-1986). The UP was the platform for transition of the guerrilla forces into an open political movement, in moments of truce and cease fire.
Written by Tanja Nijmeijer
On September 7, the FARC-EP and the National Government officially installed the gender sub-committee of the peace talks, "to guarantee a gender perspective in the partial agreements achieved until now and in an eventual final agreement". In my view, there are two powerful arguments that support the existence of such committee.
By: Pablo Catatumbo, September 25, 2014.
The growing importance of the Havana peace talks in the eyes of world public opinion makes it necessary to analyze frequent events in our country's recent history that were previously ignored or silenced, and which have delayed the achievement of the much desired Peace.
Written by: Timoshenko
The High Command of the Block Iv?n R?os, which operates in the northwest of the country, has already revealed what truly happened on September 16 on the road between Puerto Libertador and Tierradentro. Our comrades adequately explain the facts and also released the military report of the ambush against a unit of the National Police.
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Yesterday, September 16, 2014, hot news was published in all Colombian mainstream media: The FARC-EP handed over a 15-year-old indigenous girl to the Ombudsman of Cauca (West of Colombia). The International Committee of the Red Cross was also present.
Originally posted November 3, 2013 in: www.resistencia-colombia.org
Days go by, the World Cup comes closer and the system brings out again the most horrible aspects of football.
PKK, the Workers Party of Kurdist?n: 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 second part of the interview.
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 Party of Women's Liberation (PAJK), Zelal Dersim and Asia Dicle, about the situation in the Middle-East, Islamic State, the role of the United States, the peace process with the Turkish government and, last but not least, the PKK struggle for freedom.
We had already made some written comments on the discourse of President Santos, which he showed once again in his recent inauguration. We have also pointed out the total alignment of the mainstream media with the ruling class. The two, including 'Center Uribe' (Centro Democrático, NT), get greatly upset when we do not express what they want to hear from us.