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María Eugenia Mosquera speaks at UN Human Rights Council

In collaboration with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), María Eugenia Mosquera made a statement on Monday to the UN Human Rights Council. You can watch her statement starting at 2:35:59 (Presentation #102) UN Web TV: 4 General Debate (Cont'd) -...

International Delegation to Buenaventura

We recently joined representatives from various embassies, OxFam, PBI, Global Justice and Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective on an international delegation to Buenaventura. This delegation was organized because of the increasing violence in Buenaventura and the...

Buenaventura- A city and its people who cannot be silenced

Slightly changed, originally published in German, February 2020 Together with Enrique Chimonja, María Eugenia has been working as a human rights defender in the Colombian Pacific, mainly in the port city of Buenaventura and the surrounding district, for more than 10...

Memory and Resistance

(Repost from IFOR-Austria) (Español Aquí)  Once again FOR joined the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartadó, Colombia, in their commemoration of February 21. On February 21, 2005 people were killed, including 3 children and community leader Luis Eduardo Guerra. This...

Memoria y Resistencia

(publicado en IFOR Austria - Versöhnungsbund) (English version) Una vez más FOR acompañó a la Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartadó, Colombia, en la conmemoración del 21 de febrero.   El 21 de febrero de 2005 fueron asesinadas 8 personas, entre ellas 3 niños y el...