Colombia Solidarity Campaign

- Fighting for Peace with Justice -

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Reflection on the December 2008 agreement between Cerrejon Coal and the Tabaco Relocation Committee

by Richard Solly, Colombia Solidarity Campaign

London

1st January 2009

The signing of an agreement between Cerrejon Coal and the Tabaco Relocation Committee is historic and truly welcome. According to Armando Perez, the Committee's legal adviser, the agreement contains most of what the community has been demanding since the brutal eviction of the inhabitants of Tabaco and the demolition of their village in late 2001 and early 2002.

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EDWIN LEGARDA brutally assassinated

 

Husband of Aída Quilcué, Chief Councilor of the Regional Indigenous Council in Cauca - CRIC. Indigenous press sources have also been attacked.

NATIONAL ARMY REPONSIBLE FOR CONTINUING THE ETHNIC CLEANSING OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF COLOMBIA.

Statement by NATIONAL INDIGENOUS ORGANISATION OF COLOMBIA-ONIC 

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RESPONSE TO ASSASSINATION

FOR THE SAKE OF OUR DIGNITY, THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE CANNOT DIALOGUE, NOR MEET WITH A GOVERNMENT THAT CRIMINALISES AND ASSASINATES US

 

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THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS HAS NOT BEEN FULFILLED FOR 60 YEARS

Santiago de Cali, 10 December 2008. 

Today the world commemorates 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, however in Colombia, in the south west and in Cauca Valle we have nothing to celebrate.

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60 A?OS DE INCUMPLIMIENTO A LA DECLARACION UNIVERSAL DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS

 

Santiago de Cali, diciembre 10 de 2008. 

Hoy el mundo conmemora 60 años de la declaración Universal de los  derechos humanos, sin embargo en Colombia, en el sur occidente y en el Valle del Cauca  no tenemos nada que celebrar.

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URGENT ACTION: STATE RAID ON BERNAL DUE?AS FAMILY HOME

We wish to make it known to both national and international public opinion that the Bernal Dueñas family has again been the victim of outrages perpetrated by the Colombian state intelligence and security services.

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