Category Archives: Urgent Action

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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Take Action: Colombia, Indigenous Leader Arrested

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CoDev is concerned over the recent detention of Feliciano Valencia, an indigenous leader with the Asociación de Cabildos Indígenas del Norte del Cauca (Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca – ACIN). CoDev’s partner NOMADESC has worked closely with ACIN … Continue reading

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Take Action: Colombia, Under Surveillance, June 2015

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CoDev is concerned for the safety of the director of our Colombian partner organization NOMADESC. Berenice Celeita was under surveillance by unidentified individuals after returning from a visit to Canada and the USA to expose human rights violations in Colombia. … Continue reading

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Take Action: Thirteen Colombian Human Rights Defenders Targeted in Death Threat

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Thirteen Colombian human rights defenders received a death threat on July 4 declaring them to be military targets. Among the thirteen are several people with whom CoDev has

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