Category - columbia

  • November 3, 2016

    Christian Aid and  the advocacy group ABColombia  have welcomed the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon  to the UK this week. President Santos was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the name of the eight million victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict.

  • April 3, 2012

    There is a serious need for all guerrilla groups in Colombia to commit to halting kidnapping of civilians and ending hostage taking, says Amnesty.

  • March 17, 2009

    ABColombia, the coalition of leading British and Irish agencies working in Colombia, has today (Tuesday) said that British policy must change if it is to contribute to ending Colombia’s 40-year armed conflict and the cocaine trade that helps to fuel it.

  • January 30, 2007

    As a coordinator for a project documenting how a long-running armed conflict continues to impact Colombia's Protestant churches, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) worker Janna Hunter-Bowman spent hours poring through horrific details of deaths and threats and exploring how Christians are continuing to live out their faith in the midst of pervasive violence - writes Marla Pierson Lester.