Colombia Solidarity Campaign

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UBS: shame on YOU! International Day of Action

International Day of Action - 5pm on Friday19 March at UBS HQ, 100 Liverpool Street  

"You. It's not just a word. It's a commitment."  (UBS publicity)

 

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Urgent action: Leaders of Colombian Wayuu People Go into Exile to Escape Violence


Last October, Wayuu Indigenous leader Karmen Ramirez Boscan was in London as a guest of the Colombia Solidarity Campaign. She came to Britain for the AGM of mining multinational BHP Billiton, which is one of the three multinational owners of the Cerrejon coal mine (the other two are Anglo American and Xstrata. All three are listed on the London Stock Exchange. The largest shareholder in Xstrata is the private Swiss company Glencore.) Since returning to Colombia, Karmen and her colleagues have suffered threats from paramilitaries for their organisational work and their criticisms of the Cerrejon mine's operations. Karmen's organisation, Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu, has issued the following Urgent Action.

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Colombian network against large scale transnational mining is launched

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In the context of the grave economic, political and social crisis which Colombia is experiencing, the major owners of capital have continued strengthening their methods of accumulation throughout the national territory, especially on the basis of the policy of handing over our natural and mineral riches to transnational companies, which the national government outlined in "Vision 2019: Colombia as a mining country".

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Urgent Action: BP Oil Workers Action in Casanare Colombia - Police Repression

Urgent Action: BP Oil Workers Action in Casanare Colombia - Police Repression

Workers at the BP plant at Tauramena, part of the Cusiana oil field in Casanare, Colombia have been protesting since 22 January 2010 for improved wages.

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UBS cleaners press release - City bank takes money out of cleaners' pockets

LATIN AMERICAN WORKERS ASSOCIATION AND UBS CLEANERS SUPPORT GROUP PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CITY BANK TAKES MONEY OUT OF CLEANERS' POCKETS



Reinstate Alberto Durango http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ku4K7cbq9U0&feature=sub
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Coke is the Drink of the Death Squads

Quick Solidarity Notes Choir performance at a transit station in Vancouver of a song by David Rovics, in front of Coke advertising, just before transit police arrive. Coke is an official sponsor of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver that began 12 Feb.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7GXdfJ2nxE

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