Pierre Shantz

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Let dignity be custom for all

Changing a system so deeply entrenched in racist, colonial, and capitalist policies will not be easy. Does the election of Colombia’s new President, Gustavo Petro and Vice-President, Francia Marquez, signal hope?

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Commemorating milestones

Having Colombians as part of this international accompaniment team was met with skepticism on several fronts. Some of our partners felt unsafe; they were not sure that Colombian accompaniment would have the same dissuasive power with armed groups as they felt foreigners had.

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