Tag Archives: Afro-Colombian

SOCIAL LEADERS: BETWEEN THREATS BY THE DISSIDENTS AND ACCUSATIONS BY THE ARMY

By Edinson Arley Bolaños, EL ESPECTADOR, June 24, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/territorio/lideres-sociales-amenazados-por-las-disidencias-y-acusados-por-el-ejercito/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) Days before and …

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“HERE THE ALARM GOES OFF WHEN WE’VE ALREADY BEEN KILLED”: RENACER COMMUNITY COUNCIL

By Valentina Parada, EL ESPECTADOR, June 19, 2020 https://www.elespectador.com/colombia2020/pais/consejo-comunitario-renacer-del-micay-denuncia-amenazas-y-persecucion/ (Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator) On June 12, armed …

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Sent from the communication section of the CCEEU

Source: Sent from the communication section of the CCEEU (Translated by Peter Lenny, Volunteer CSN Translator) THE COLOMBIA-EUROPE-US COORDINATION (CCEEU) …

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The Colombian Countryside Needs More Than a Land Fund

Source: http://www.ipc.org.co/agenciadeprensa/index.php/desarrollo/94-general/1347-el-campo-colombiano-necesita-mas-que-un-fondo-de-tierras (Translated by Deryn Collins, a CSN Volunteer Translator). The creation of a land fund, proposed in negotiations between …

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COLOMBIA SUPPORT NETWORK’S STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF GILMER GENERO GARCIA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PEACE TALKS

On Monday August 10, 2015 Gilmer Genero Garcia, a leader of the Afro-Colombian community in Narino Department, was murdered in …

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AFRO – COLOMBIANS SHOULD BE AT THE NEGOTIATING TABLE

Press Release July 17, 2015 (translation from Spanish) Afro-Colombians Should be at the Negotiation Table On behalf of organizations and …

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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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Breakdown because of the national government’s failure to keep its promise to black women

[Translated by Eunice Gibson, CSN Volunteer Translator] April 24, 2015 To the women who look after their land just like …

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CRISIS AND HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY OF THE WOUNAAN PEOPLE OF THE LOWER SAN JUAN RIVER IN BUENAVENTURA

(Translated by Marta Zárate, a CSN Volunteer Translator ) This Christmas Pope Francis has focused his interest upon those who …

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President Juan Manuel Santos and the Agrarian, Campesino, Ethnic and Popular Summit

(Translated by Beatriz Vejarano, a CSN Volunteer Translator) President Juan Manuel Santos and the Agrarian, Campesino, Ethnic and Popular Summit …

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