Category Archives: Urgent ActionJune 14, 2012
On June 13th, 2012, after a month of receiving death threats regarding her opposition to a mine in her community, Yolanda Oquely Veliz, 33, was shot three times last night by gunmen on a motorcycle as she left a community … Continue readingPosted in Guatemala, Human Rights, Urgent Action | 7 Comments July 22, 2011
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 forciblyPosted in Colombia, Human Rights, Urgent Action, Worker's Rights | Comments Off on Displaced Afro-Colombian Community Organization Threatened March 24, 2011
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 readingPosted in Education, Honduras, Human Rights, Uncategorized, Urgent Action | 2 Comments January 12, 2011
In the short time since we sent you an urgent action on December 20th asking for letters to protest ongoing death threats against NOMADESC and other union and human rights organizations in Cali and the southwest of Colombia, several more … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Human Rights, Urgent Action | Comments Off on Take Action: Colombian Partner Faces Death Threats!