Colombia Update

KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.

Hosted by: 
Produced by: 
Air date: 
Wed, 07/07/2021 - 12:00am to 12:30am
Elizabeth Dickinson, International Crisis Group
More Images: 
José Miguel Vivanco, Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch

This week on Century of Lies we examine the protests rocking Colombia. Congress’s Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a hearing on the Colombia protests July First. We hear from three of the witnesses: Elizabeth Dickinson, a Senior Analyst for Colombia with the International Crisis Group; Angela Maria Penagos, Director of the Agri-food Initiative at the University of the Andes; and José Miguel Vivanco, Director of the Americas Division at Human Rights Watch. We’ll also hear from Claudia Cardona with Corporación Humanas in Colombia on “strengthening the role of the UN human rights system in drug policies: The case of arbitrary detention.

Download audio file

Audio by Topic: