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Communiqués published by the Peace Delegation, the Central High Command and the National Secretariat of the FARC-EP

A national indefinite strike has been agreed by social organisations belonging to Marcha Patriotica to demand full compliance of the Peace Agreement.

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We publish the press release sent by Basque political party Sortu on the killings of 6 former FARC-EP guerrillas.

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FARC on killings of six former guerrillas at San José de Tapaje

The Political Direction of the Territorial Space for Training and Reincorporation (ETCR) “Aldemar Galán” Policarpa – Nariño” denounced, in a communique, the killing of six former FARC-EP guerrillas, namely:
    •    José Miller Estupiñan Toloza (Alexis Estupiñan)
    •    Carlos Sinisterra (Kevin González)
    •    Edinson Martínez Ordoñez (Carlos “Pescadito” Perea)
    •    Duber Alberto Obando Vallecilla (Junior Velasquez)
    •    José Alfredo García Estupiñan (Bruno Suarez)
    •    Johan (his full name has not been established yet)
    
According to the communique and based on the information compiled by the ETCR, the six former guerrillas would “have been murdered by a gang led by Robinson Alirio Cuero Obando (Álvaro Galán) y Eliecer García Estupiñan (Marcos Arteaga) among others”.

The communique reports that such a gang had on many occasions been denounced for similar attacks and hostile actions against communities and people working for the establishment of peace with social justice”.

The Political Direction of the ETCR underlines that “such gangs cannot be called ’dissidents’ [of the FARC], as mainstream media quickly and slightly labelled them. If they were indeed dissidents they would be offering a political and ideological struggle - albeit mistaken. Instead they are acting with ruthless violence, not against a State or government but against those who literally are their brothers of blood and community, seeking particular economic benefits”.

Thus, the communique asks a number of questions that need urgent answer: “Who, in the power circles of the State and government, are behind such actions? Who is interested in promote and allow physical elimination of people who have a longstanding tradition of dignified and honourable popular struggle? How can we explain the fact that no one is acting against these gangs despite knowing the names of their leaders and members?”

The communique also reaffirm that the ETCR had “denounced to the Mechanism of Monitoring and Verification the danger and real risk of possible attacks since the time the ETCR was still Temporary Zone of Normalisation.

No measures had been taken and we arrived to the massacre carried out on 15 October. Paraphrasing Gabriel Garcia Marquez - read the statement - we could say what happened in Isupi, San José de Tapaje, Narino, was a tragedy waiting to happen”.

The Political Direction of the ETCR demands “a prompt action by the Government o counter these events and act to prevent them from happening.

Likewise we demand the full implementation of the Havana Agreements so to ensure a real social development”.

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We publish here the statement by the Parliamentary Friends of Colombia, previously published by Justice for Colombia.

Published in News

I think the Peace Agreement signed in Havana with the Government is not just a good Agreement rooted on the existing situation and realities, it is also a correct political decision taken by our organization.

Published in Peace Process
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:24

We cannot afford it. Let's get up Colombia

The Colombian national team finally qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Published in Gabriel-Angel

Press Release published by the National Political Council of the People's Alternative Revolutionary Force on the massacre of Tumaco.


Published in Peace Process

We publish here the UN Verification Mission in Colombia press release on killings in Tumaco.

Published in News
Thursday, 05 October 2017 14:20

Implementation: Where we are

We have come to the National Capitol to tell the nation and the world the voice of discontent and protest of the members of the FARC who have stepped into legality, who survive in the Zones and Territorial Spaces, hopeful about peace despite the non-compliance or half-compliance of government commitments at all levels of implementation; especially in matters of legal, physical or personal security, and socio-economic security.

Published in News
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 16:33

All against the FARC!

Some Guillermo Rico Reyes, with an air of ultra-leftist, publishes on Facebook a post titled Thank you for nothing ... gentlemen of the FARC, about the freedom of Rito Alejo del Rio.

Published in Gabriel-Angel
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