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  1. Arbitrary arrest of campesino leader Rober Daza Guevara in Nariño

    On September 26, 2012 the Colombian National Police arrested Rober Daza Guevara, a leader of PASC partner group* CIMA (Committee for the Integration of the Colombian Massif), in the Department of Nariño. Mr. Daza was arrested when the bus he was travellin (...)

  2. Jhonel Cárdenas, social leader in Curumaní (Cesar), was victim of an assassination attempt

    Jhonel Cárdenas Castrillo is a communitarian leader, and the local president of the political party Polo Democrático Alternativo (Democratic Alternative Pole). He suffered an attempt of assassination last Friday, September 7th, at 6:30 pm. He  was home wh (...)

  3. Violence Against Women Continues in the Colombian Massif

    The Committee for the Integration of the Colombian Massif (CIMA) denounces-- before regional, national and international human rights organizations-- the assassination of Luz Eneida Gómez. Ms. Gómez was 35 years old and the wife of community leader Oscar (...)

  4. Paramilitaries continue to harass residents in Sur de Bolívar

    The organizations listed below would like to call the following situation to the attention of national and international human rights organizations and the public. Over the past months, in the municipality of Tiquisio, in the department of Sur de Bolívar, (...)

  5. Indigenous leader receives death threats from paramilitaries

    Español An indigenous leader from the southwest of Colombia has received death threats from paramilitaries, reported local media Sunday. The leader from the Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca (ACIN), Feliciano Valencia, was alerted by in (...)

  6. Hemispheric Resistance to Canadian Mining

    Day of action organizers speak out about repression, connections, solidarity by SANDRA CUFFE The Dominion- http://www.dominionpaper.ca VANCOUVER—From Canada to Argentina, preparations are well underway for the Continental Day of Action Against Canadian Me (...)

  7. Solidarity and Support for Indigenous Communities in Cauca

    Français Español “We are not going to hurt anybody, but we will use the force of our united community, our words and our rights to gain back our territories.”   The social, union and human right organizations that have signed below express before the nati (...)