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“Instead, We Became Millions”: Inside Colombia’s Ongoing General Strike

Despite brutal state repression, Colombia’s general strike has continued strong now for 23 days. This article and interview was first published by Crimethinc. Content warning for discussion of state violence including sexual abuse.

Colombia Has Lost Its Fear: A Nationwide Uprising Continues in the Face of State Violence

After decades of armed conflict and paramilitary violence, Colombia has seen protest movements return in strength over the past year and a half. The forceful demonstrations of the past week exceed even the high points of the nationwide uprising of November and December 2019. In response, the most heavily armed government in Latin America has carried out a brutal crackdown. This article was first published by Crimethinc.