Category Archives: Human Rights

Troubled by the Murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo

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CoDev, along with many other civil society organizations, have signed on to a letter addressed to the Embassy of Canada in Colombia calling for full cooperation in the investigations surrounding the murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo.  We invite you … Continue reading

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Displaced Afro-Colombian Community Organization Threatened

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We have recently received the attached urgent action from our partner NOMADESC regarding a disturbing attack on COPDICONC, an organization of Afro-Colombian communities from Nariño and southern Cauca, many of whom have been forcibly

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Recent reports on Colombia

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Trade union rights, forced disappearances and the para-political scandal In February and March of this year, CoDev was pleased to host Colombian human rights partner, Berenice Celeyta of NOMADESC. Her visit included time in Ottawa, Vancouver and Regina meeting with … Continue reading

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Take Action: Honduran Human Rights Under Attack

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Here at CoDev there is always the possibility that we will check our emails and receive news from our partners that their livelihoods and lives are at risk. Unfortunately this isn’t as infrequent an event as we would like it … Continue reading

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The warmth of Saskatchewan

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Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, shares the last in her 3-part report on Berenice Celeyta’s (NOMADESC) 2011 visit to Canada. “When I told people I was coming to Regina in early March, everyone looked horrified. I want you to know, … Continue reading

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