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Sandra Viviana, environmental researcher, disappears in Cali, Colombia

Sandra Viviana environmental researcher was ‘disappeared’ en route to give a lecture at National University , Palmira, near Cali , Colombia .

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Colombia: Will a newly elected government bring peace? Public meeting in Mold, Wales

A public meeting on Colombia organised jointly by Cafod & Clwyd Latin America Human Rights will take place in Mold, Monday 4th October 7pm, Daniel Owen Centre CH7 1AP, free entry. The meeting will be addresed by fr Mauricio Garcia S.J. and a short video will be shown.

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Urgent Action: BP Oil Workers Action in Casanare Colombia – Police Repression

EMERGENCY PICKET OF BP HQ IN LONDON

Workers at the BP plant at Tauramena, part of the Cusiana oil field in Casanare have been protesting since 22 January 2010 for improved wages.  On 15 February the notorious ESMAD ‘anti-mutiny’ police attacked the workers’ picket line and the local community. Three workers are in hospital. They are members of the national Oil Workers Union USO that has only been able to organise in the plants in the last year.

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Aida Quilcue in London

Aida QuilcueAida Quilcue is the leader of the Cauca Regional Indigenous Council (CRIC), and one of the key figures behind the Social and Communitarian Minga process in Colombia. In December 2008 her husband, Edwin, was killed in an attack by the Colombian army. Read the rest of this entry »

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