Upcoming: 10-Year Commemoration of 2005 Massacre in Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Feb 14, 2015 | Anti-militarization, Displacement and Land Issues, Human Rights, Impunity and Justice, News, Our Partners, US Drug Wars and Military Aid, War and Conflict

communityFebruary 21st will mark the 10-year anniversary of the massacres that took place in Peace Community of San José de Apartadó hamlets of Mulatos and La Resbaloza in 2005.

At the time of the massacre, FOR accompanier Renata Rendon traveled with over 100 community members and four other human rights observers to the site of the crimes, and documented all that she could – the video footage gathered is quite disturbing.

Please take a few moments to watch Renata’s powerful account below. To read more about FOR Peace Presence and our permanent physical and political accompaniment in the Peace Community, click here.