Tag Archives: Human Rights

Urabá Farmers Are Dying as They Await Land Restitution

(Translated by Colin Kluender, CSN Volunteer Translator) IPC Press Agency (Colombia), October 6, 2017 In this region there are more …

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Peace Community of San José de Apartadó continues under paramilitary threat

(Translated by Peter Lenny, CSN Volunteer Translator) By Colombia Informa, September 12, 2016 12 Sept. CI. – Last Thursday, 8 …

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Bloodshed in Llorente, Tumaco: Massacre and Infamy

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) By José Antonio Gutiérrez D., Rebelión The massacre that took place recently in …

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RECOMMENDATIONS TO STOP THE MURDERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

(Translated by CSN Volunteer Translator Steve Cagan) By Colombia2020, El Espectador, September 12, 2017 Three reports by the non-governmental program …

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THE MINERS OF SEGOVIA AND REMEDIOS ARE PROTESTING TO DEMAND GUARANTEES THAT THEIR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE FORMALIZED

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) For the third time this July, the small-scale miners of those two municipalities …

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The Awry Steps of Gas Natural Union Fenosa in Colombia: Chronicle of an intervention foretold

(Translated by Colin Kluender, CSN Volunteer Translator- Edited by Shanise Faust) In a timely fashion the Colombian government decided to take …

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Colombia: Peace agreement must open the door to justice

  Source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2016/12/colombia-peace-agreement-must-open-the-door-to-justice/ 1 December 2016, 10:27 UTC The ratification of the peace agreement marks the beginning of a new and …

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WE, THE ORGANIZATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND VICTIMS, SUPPORT THE TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, AGREED TO IN HAVANA, AS A CONTRIBUTION TO THE BATTLE AGAINST IMPUNITY

(Translated by Gerry Millrine, CSN Volunteer Translator- Edited by Shanise Faust) Source: http://coeuropa.org.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Orgs-DDHH-respaldan-punto-5.pdf OPEN LETTER TO HIS HONOR, THE PRESIDENT OF …

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Moisés Varón, the Director of the USO Detained for Protesting Against Fracking in San Martín, Freed

(Translated by Deryn Collins, CSN Volunteer Translator) Source: http://censat.org/es/noticias/liberado-moises-varon-dirigente-de-la-uso-detenido-por-protestar-contra-el-fracking-en-san-martin  Esmad attacks the community that began the civil stoppage against fracking. Various …

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UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE COVENANT EVALUATES THE COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT

(Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Thursday, October 20, 2016 Source: https://derechodMelpueblo.blogspot.com.co/2016/estado-colombiano=evaluadado-ante-el.html Multiple rights (formally recognized) have been violated …

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