Peacetime Spells Death for Colombia’s Activists

After signing a peace deal with its largest rebel group, the FARC, the country saw its homicide rate fall to the lowest point in decades. Now killings are on the rise. Relatives and friends carrying the coffin of Holmes Niscué, an indigenous leader killed on August 19, in the mountains near Tumaco, Colombia.CreditCreditFederico Rios Escobar Read more about Peacetime Spells Death for Colombia’s Activists[…]

Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism

Ricardo Vargas M |Sociologist with an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia Faculty of Human Sciences. What do the figures of cocaine production that have raised red flags on the situation of narcotrafficking in Colombia mean? How to interpret the measures taken by the administration? Three data of the recent report Read more about Colombia and cocaine in the international context: distortions and punitive populism[…]

Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered

Bulgarian authorities say that murdered journalist Viktoria Marinova, 30, was raped and beaten before her body was found in a park in the city of Ruse on Saturday (6th October). The murder of the TV host and director for the regional television network TVN.bg drew international condemnation. Local media reported that Marinova was jogging in Read more about Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova Violently Murdered[…]

Europol’s latest report on cybercrime

On September the 18th, Europol introduced the 2018 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), which is the fifth edition of the report. The IOCTA provides an assessment of emerging cyber threats and key developments in the field of cyberbrime, including payment fraud and online child sexual exploitation. This year, the report also decribes some legislative Read more about Europol’s latest report on cybercrime[…]