Thousands at risk of displacement in Colombia due to armed groups – UN

Thousands of people in an area of northwestern Colombia that was the site of a church massacre two years ago are living in fear and are at risk of displacement because of the growing number of irregular armed groups in the region, the United Nations refugee agency reported today in its latest update on the situation.

UN agency reports fresh violence against indigenous communities in Colombia

In its latest expression of concern on the situation in northwestern Colombia, the United Nations refugee agency today reported fresh violence against indigenous inhabitants caught up in the country’s decades-old civil war between the Government, leftwing rebels and rightwing militias.

UN agency voices new concern over civilians caught up in Colombian fighting

The United Nations refugee agency today voiced new concern over the situation in northwestern Colombia where indigenous communities are suffering as a result of clashes between armed groups and an ongoing blockade.