Colombia’s long-standing internal armed conflict and the human rights abuses perpetrated by combatants and illegal armed groups had by 2010 caused the displacement of 3.4 million people according to the government, and over 4.9 million people according to the reliable non-governmental Observatory on Human Rights and Displacement (CODHES).
10 December 2010 | Overview
01 December 2010 | Map
In 2006, the Mexican government of Felipe Calderón launched a military offensive against the country’s drug cartels. The intervention of the armed forces in cornering rival groups reportedly sparked vicious turf wars over previously agreed trafficking routes.
01 December 2010 | Briefing Paper
IDMC reports on ongoing land disputes and issues involving property restitution for IDPs in Colombia.
01 November 2010 | Publication