Colombia: Approaching the Point of No Return

Threat Against Our Partners

Our partner, renown human rights lawyer Jorge Molano, last week represented 3 trade-unions in court, in a successful case to have the Colombian State recognised crimes it committed against those unions from the Presidents office under ex-President Alvaro Uribe Velez. Early this morning one of those unions had their headquarters attacked and set on fire. Below is a link to a video of the attack, and an urgent action send out by Doctor Molano, in both English and Spanish.

Nuestro acompañado, el abogado de derechos humanos, Jorge Molano, representó a 3 sindicatos la semana pasada en un caso exitoso en lo cual un juez ordenó a Presidente Santos pedir perdón por las acusaciones falsas hechas por el ex-Presidente Álvaro Uribe Vélez.  Hoy en la madrugada, la sede de uno de estos sindicatos, Sintraemcali, fue atacada y incendiada en Cali.  Abajo les compartimos el enlace de un vídeo del ataque y también una acción urgente hecho por el Doctor Molano, la acción urgente esta en inglés y español.


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Colombia: Approaching the Point of No Return

FOR Peace Presence focuses primarily on the negative effects of militarization and developmentalism on the human population of Colombia. Try as we might, Macaws have been really hard to accompany. This article, originally written for Capital Canal, then translated for Upside Down World  looks at the horrifying effects of mining on the non-human Colombians.
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