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Topic “FARC”

Colombian journalist accused of terrorism accepts rectification from expresident Uribe at court reconciliation

In the course of reporting on Colombia’s violent and complicated internal conflict, journalist Hollman Morris was accused of being an “accomplice to terror” and endured threats and harassment. Read more »

Colombian military intelligence hacks communication between journalists and FARC in Cuba

During peace negotiations with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Colombian government spied on communications between the group’s spokespeople and international journalists who were covering the events, Univisión reported. Read more »

FARC ask Colombian government for financing to create their own media

As part of the peace negotiations in Colombia, the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) asked last Friday for public financing to create their own media outlets, reported the news agency EFE. Read more »

Journalist receives letter bomb in Colombia

A Colombian journalist received a letter bomb on Thursday, March 7, reported the website Caracol Radio. Journalist Juan David Betancur found the explosive at his home in the city of Dabebia, Antioquia, added the website.  Read more »

Colombian media blamed for hampering prisoner release by guerrillas

Update: On Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, the International Committee of the Red Cross (IRCR) reported that it received the two freed police officers and they received medical attention, reported the newspaper El Tiempo. Read more »

Colombian journalist accused of having ties to FARC sentenced for conspiracy

A Colombian judge sentenced a journalist for the crime of conspiracy, punishable with up to 18 years in prison, claiming the journalist had connections to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC in Spanish), reported Europa Press. Read more »

French journalist freed by the FARC insists that Colombian conflict should continue to be covered

After more than one month in captivity, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC in Spanish) released the French journalist Roméo Langlois in the middle of the jungle in the Caquetá Department to the Humanitarian Mission led by Human Rights activist Piedad Córdoba on Wednesday, May 30, the news site Telesur reported. Read more »


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