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YES, Without Remembering Makes No Sense

(Translated by Steve Cagan, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://palabrasalmargen.com/index.php/articulos/nacional/item/el-si-sin-memoria-carece-de-sentido?category_id=138 Monday, September 5, 2016 A campaign for the YES vote that resists …

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The Families of the Massacred Deputies Pass From Weeping to Praying with the FARC

“I feel relieved, because I have turned my sorrow over to them”, said Fabiola Perdomo, the wife of Juan Carlos …

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With the Zidres, Businessmen and Politicians Want to Devastate the Lives of the Campesinos

Source:  http://www.las2orillas.co/la-vida-de-los-campesinos-que-empresarios-y-politicos-quieren-arrasar-con-las-zidres/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Ancestral practices such as majadeo (sustainable agriculture techniques) survive on the …

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PARAMILITARIES ARE OCCUPYING OUR COMMUNITY’S PROPERTY

  From the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó September 6, 2016 (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) …

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17 Years Without the Justice System: Unraveling the Government’s Terrorism

Source: http://www.colectivodeabogados.org/?17-anos-de-impunidad-frente-a-un-crimen-de-Estado (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The murder of Jaime Garzón Wednesday, August 17, 2016, by “José Alvear …

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Don’t Have Us Killed for Defending the Water of Caquetá

  (Translated by Peter Lenny, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://www.las2orillas.co/que-no-nos-manden-a-matar-por-defender-el-agua-del-caqueta/ By: Selva.com.co* | August 17, 2016 Rural workers from the area report …

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THE FARC DID NOT COME ABOUT BY ACCIDENT

By Clara Nieto de Ponce de Leon* (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator, Edited by Jack Laun) The renowned …

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Report on the Food Self-Sufficiency in the Peace Community

Click here for the Peace Community Financial Report on Freeze for Food Donations

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For the native peoples of Colombia, peace must be realized alongside the re-establishment of a state of harmony among the individual, the collective, and their relationship with the land

Source: http://convergenciaporlapaz.net/para-los-pueblos-etnicos-la-paz-tiene-que-ver-con-el-restablecimiento-de-la-armonia-entre-lo-colectivo-lo-individual-y-su-relacion-con-el-territorio/ Translated by Buddy Bell, CSN Volunteer Published July 20, 2016 Peace convergence For the ethnic peoples of Colombia, “peace is …

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The Indigenous U’wa Need Urgent Support and Protection

(Translated by Anne Schoeneborn, a CSN volunteer translator) Source: http://www.las2orillas.co/el-pueblo-uwa-necesita-apoyo-y-proteccion-urgente/ They demand the return of two essential territories to their community: …

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