The Committee for Solidarity with Political Prisoners Foundation expresses its solidarity with the MINGA SOCIAL INDIGENA Y POPULAR , and invites social movements, unions and NGO's to accompany and support this action.
On October 14th, the Indigenous peoples, communities, organizations and authorities of Colombia will begin the MINGA for society, for Indigenous peoples, for life, land and sovereignty. (General blockade of the country)
We are calling on all organizations who support these goals to demand that the Colombian state guarantees of this mobilization of Indigenous peoples.
Please communicate with the following authorities (form on-line below)
1. That the regional and national governments enact the pertinent measures to guarantee the respect of: human rights; the right to life; human dignity; physical and mental integrity; freedom of association; and freedom of movement.
2. That organizations of state control -- the Public Defender, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of State -- observe the actions of police forces, of anti-riot squads and the army.
Please write to :
Presidente de la República Dr. Juan Manuel Santos Cra. 8 # 7-26, Palacio de Nariño. Bogotá. Fax:+57.1.566.20.71
Vicepresidente de la República Dr. Angelino Garzón.Tels. (+571) 334.45.07,(+573) 7720130, E-mail:email@example.com
Procurador General de la Nación Señor Alejandro Ordoñez Cra. 5 #. 15-80, Bogotá. Fax: +57.1.342.97.23; +571.284.79.49 Fax: +57.1.342.97.23;
Programa Presidencial de Derechos Humanos y de Derecho Internacional Humanitario. Dra Alma Bibiana Pérez Calle 7 N° 5-54 Bogotá TEL: (+571) 336.03.11 FAX: (+57 1) 337.46.67 E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org