Category Archives: Colombia

Urgent Action: Increasing Death Threats in Colombia

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New Round of Death Threats against Union Leaders and Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

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A message of thanks from NOMADESC

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I sometimes wonder when I sign urgent actions and petitions what impact they have. Do leaders listen? Are our concerns heard? One thing is certain – our partners on whose behalf we write these urgent actions most certainly do hear … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Colombian Union Leaders Receive Death Threats

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Dear friends, This week we received disturbing news from our partner NOMADESC in Valle de Cauca, Colombia informing us of new, very explicit death threats against labour leaders in the region. Among those threatened is teacher activist Julian Lozano, with … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Human Rights Defenders Threatened

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Colombian Human Rights Defenders Threatened Urge Colombian authorities to take action to ensure the safety of human rights leaders CoDevelopment Canada partner NOMADESC has reported alarming threats against two human rights leaders in Buenaventura, Colombia, Danelly Estupiñan Valencia and Rocio … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Indigenous Activist Assassinated

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Please join CoDev and send a message in protest to the Colombian government. On October 11th, indigenous activist Benecio Flor Belalcazar was assassinated while travelling with his wife to the city of Suarez in the department of Cauca, Colombia. Mr … Continue reading

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