Category Archives: Urgent Action

Update from Buenaventura, Colombia

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On Tuesday June 6, Colombian authorities and community leaders in the Pacific port of Buenaventura reached a deal to lift the 21 day civil strike that emphatically demanded the national government and President Juan Manual Santos, to fulfill their commitments … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Violence Against Protesters in Buenaventura

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Call on Colombian Authorities to End Repression in Buenaventura and to Address Grievances.

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Urgent Action: Sweatshop Workers Fired

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Tell U.S. Company, Delta Apparel to Give 25 Injured Honduran Workers Their Jobs Back!!

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Urgent Action: Forced Displacement of Families in Colombia

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Forced Displacements Leave Hundreds without Homes, Threaten Hundreds More.

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Urgent Action: Ecuador dissolves teachers’ union

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The Ecuadorian government has ordered the destruction of the country’s national teachers’ union.

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