Colombia Solidarity Campaign

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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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Take Action to Guarantee Safety of Members of PCN, Indigenous Cabildos, CUT-Valle and NOMADESC

Forwarded from Washington Office on Latin America     December 6, 2009

Dear Activists,

AFRODES USA and WOLA urge you to contact Colombian authorities immediately and urge them to take action to guarantee the safety of Afro-Colombian, Indigenous and human rights leaders in northern Cauca.

On December 4, Lisifrey Ararat of the Community Council of La Toma and the Black Communities Process (PCN) received a text message that stated:" Hp no decidan por la comunidad que si quieren los recursos, tienen 8 dias pasalir sigue la lista *** fin **. This translates into English as "Motherfucker don't decide for the community what they want. You have eight days to leave the area. The list remains active."
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Urgent Action: Death threats against Sinaltrainal President

We denounce before the national and international community that on 24 November 2009 our comrade Luis Javier Correa Suárez received a call on a mobile phone assigned to him by the protection programme of the Ministry of the Interior and justice, the call came for the mobile number 312-8160930 and a man who identified himself as Arnold Jiménez told Javier Correa “you have until the 22nd to renounce, and there won’t be another phone call”, when he asked why the man replied “you know why, don’t play games, you know what I mean” and hanged up the phone.
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The London Mining Network (LMN) is an alliance of human rights, development and environmental groups. We pledge to expose the role of companies, funders and government in the promotion of unacceptable mining projects.

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