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Call for the Suspension of the EU-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

18 June 2021

More than 40 protestors have been killed since the beginning of the strike, hundreds of persons, mostly youths, have been forcibly disappeared, and sexual violence is widely used as a means of repressing women protestors, or women simply living in mobilised working-class neighbourhoods. Furthermore, almost 600 social leaders, of whom more than 100 are environmental defenders, and more than 270 ex-combatants, signatories of the Peace Agreement, have been killed since President Iván Duque took up office.

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