Tag Archives: civil war

Colombie : Le sud du Tolima, territoire de paix et de réconciliation

José Javier Capera Figueroa

 

Un territoire d’une grande richesse naturelle, culturelle et sociale, que ses paysages, ses saveurs, ses odeurs, surgissant d’entre les montagnes, nous permettent d’apprécier mais qui, paradoxalement, est plongé dans la pauvreté et la corruption, abandonné par l’État  et par les investisseurs. Voilà une des grandes contradictions que nous ont léguées les élites libérales et conservatrices, mais aujourd’hui, avec le temps, cette contradiction s’est aiguisée et la classe politique traditionnelle en porte la responsabilité.

Beyond the peace agreement in Mali

by Aurelien Tobie

Central African Republic: UN envoy calls for protecting civilians as scores killed in ethnic violence

Condemning the recent outbreak of ethnic violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) that has killed scores of people, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has called for an immediate end to the hostilities and urged the authorities to take urgent measures to protect the population from further violence, regardless of their ethnicity or political affiliation.

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels in referendum

by Adriaan Alsema

In a historic vote, Colombia’s electorate on Sunday rejected a recently signed peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, stopping in its tracks a peace process that had already begun.

South Sudan: The many barriers to aid

The two-year-old conflict in South Sudan has left hundreds of thousands stranded beyond the reach of aid organisations.

Aid organisations are unable to reach hundreds of thousands of people, and thousands more are at risk of starvation as civil war in South Sudan reaches the end of its second year, according to aid officials speaking to Al Jazeera.