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Reportback: A night of protests in Bucaramanga, Colombia – Banners, helmets and masks, posters, rags and badges, Resistance!

Bucaramanga. Colombia. May 20. 2021. The collective outcry of thousands of people who have filled the streets of the main cities and different municipalities of Colombia for 23 days echoes from the walls of houses, buildings, the asphalt of the streets and government institutions.

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Colombia: Demonstration and brutal repression in Bucaramanga on May 19

Colombia. Bucaramanga. May 19. 2021.The city of Bucaramanga experienced a complicated day after security forces violently repressed demonstrations by residents this Wednesday, May 19. Human rights organizations reported more than 30 people injured, including one person with an eye injury from an ESMAD (Colombian riot cops) weapon, and several arrests in the Bucaramanga metropolitan area.

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Bucaramanga, Colombia: The strike continues

Colombia. Bucaramanga. May 11. 2021. For almost two weeks, citizens have been mobilized through cultural expressions that have filled the days of protest organized during the National Strike in the city. Marches, concerts, community kitchens and educational workshops have all contributed to a strong mobilization that continues in spite of the state terrorism against those who protest.

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