Tag Archives: Displacement

Colombia Heads the List with the Greatest Number of Displaced Persons

(Translated by Rolf Schoeneborn, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/elmundo/colombia-encabeza-listado-de-paises-mayor-numero-de-des-articulo-638816 Colombia thus tops other nations in armed conflict like Syria (6.6 million) and …

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Indigenous peoples claiming their land denounce evictions in Urabá

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/2016/02/15/indigenas-reclamantes-de-tierras-denuncian-desalojos-en-uraba/ (Translated by Ruolf Heller, CSN Volunteer Translator) The evictions are being carried out by the Police’s Anti-Disturbances Mobile …

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Paramilitaries attacks against the population persist in El Bagre, Antioquia

Source: http://colombiainforma.info/politica/ddhh-conflicto-y-paz/3030-continuan-ataques-de-paramilitares-contra-poblacion-en-el-bagre-antioquia (Translated by Rudy Heller, CSN Volunteer Translator) January 25 — More than 600 people occupy the Senior Center …

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Urgent Action: Guapi-Cauca

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) The undersigned social organizations, labor unions, and human rights groups denounce before the …

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The Palm Industry’s Plunder Is Continuing

Source:  http://justiciaypazcolombia.com/El-despojo-palmero-continua REPORT The Palm Industry’s Plunder Is Continuing MAPIRIPAN (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Friday, May 8, …

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For life and freedom to organize, Coca-Cola workers are on hunger strike

[Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator] COCA-COLA’s debt to the world’s working class includes twelve labor leaders murdered in …

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The Divided Guajira

Author:  Alfredo Molano Bravo Translated by: Chelsea Match Edited by: Nora Walker   Alfredo Molano keeps track of the controversy over …

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Colombia: A Dispossessed and Imprisoned Country

Translated by: Leo Torres, a CSN volunteer translator Edited by: Bethany Canales, a CSN volunteer editor and Nora Walker, a …

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CSN’S Statement in Support of the Cauca Indigenous Demand that all Armed Actors Leave their Lands

For more than a week the municipality of Toribio in Cauca Department, home to the Nasa indigenous community, has been …

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Escuadrón Móvil Antidusturbios (ESMAD) [Anti-riot Police] Evicts Residents of the Village of Domingo Arias (Paicol, Huila) for the Construction of the El Quimbo Hydroelectic Project

Translated by: Steven Fake, CSN Volunteer Translator Edited by: Susan Tritten, CSN Volunteer Editor In the morning of Tuesday, February …

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