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.PDF VersionDownload June 7, 2021 To: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Copy: Marc Garneau (Minister of Foreign Affairs), Karina Gould (Minister of International Development), Michael Chong (Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet, Foreign Affairs), Garnett Genuis (Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet, International Development), Jack Harris (NDP Foreign Affairs Critic), Heather MacPherson (NDP International Development Critic), Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe […]

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May 27th 2021, 11:00AM - 1:00 PM (EST) Mandatory registration Reports of police violence, killings, disappearances, and sexual violence in Colombia have reached international attention in recent weeks. Civil liberties such as the freedom of press are under attack with practices of intimidation and direct violence against journalists. This webinar will focus on the unprecedented […]

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This content is not available in the selected language. Bonjour! Aujourd’hui encore, nous les peuples autochtones et les différents acteurs sociaux du pays réalisons une mobilisation dans toute la Colombie. Nous les peuples autochtones en Colombie nous mobilisons pour quelques éléments centraux : 1) La non-réglementation (et restriction) au droit fondamental à la consultation, au consentement […]

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This content is not available in the selected language. L’Observatoire violence, criminalisation et démocratie (OVCD) vous invite à son lancement! Assistez aux conférences de nos trois invitées d’honneur et découvrez les luttes contre la criminalisation des droits dans 6 pays d’Amérique latine. Sur inscription seulement Programme   I. Conférences d’honneur Féminisme éco-territorial au Chili : […]

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This content is not available in the selected language. La ville de Buenaventura localisée dans le département du Cauca est aujourd’hui, le théâtre de violents affrontements entre bandes armées. Selon Camilo González, dirigeant l’Institut pour le développement et la paix (INDEPAZ), la violence à Buenaventura au cours de l’année 2021 a augmenté de 200% par […]

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Óscar Montero was born in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, he is part of the Kankuamo tribe. He has dedicated his life to defending Colombia's indigenous tribes. This is his testimony. Óscar Montero was born in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northern Colombia, home to four ancestral indigenous tribes: Kankuamos, Koguis, Arhuacos […]

The following is a short list of criminalization cases in Colombia since 2000. Arrest and prosecution of David Ravelo, president of the Corporación Regional para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, CREDHOS, in Barrancabermeja, 2010. Detention of Carolina Rubio Esguerra, Committee for Soldisary with Political Prisoners, 2010, Bucaramanga. Peasant mobilization in Catatumbo, 2013. Multiple detentions, […]

The criminalization or protest has a long history in Colombia.   The use of legal measures to quell participation in social and political movements has been implemented as part of the “national security” counterinsurgency doctrine embraced by Colombia and many other Latin American governments during the Cold War.  In the past years, with the waning of […]