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Murders Continue in Colombia - Demand the Perpetrators Be Brought to Justice! ACTION
World  (tags: labor rights, Columbia, world, violence, business, freedoms, humanrights )

Nancy
- 336 days ago - iuf.org
A report published in late 2013 reveals that abuse of labor rights continue in Colombia with the perpetrators going unpunished in 83 percent of reported cases.
In War-Torn Colombia, An Indigenous Revolt Hopes to Bring Peace Read More Here: Http://Www.Miamiherald.Com/201 2/07/12/V-Fullsto
World  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, indigenous people, wildlife, Columbia, Nasa, freedoms, humanrights )

Nancy
- 887 days ago - miamiherald.com
Breaking under four decades of violence, Colombia's Nasa indigenous community has been using sticks and machetes to try to drive the army and guerrillas out of their territory.
Political Killings in Colombia
World  (tags: columbia, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, human rights, news, politics, terror squads, Santos, unitednations, Uribe, terrorism, society, violence, world )

Kit
- 1576 days ago - baltimorechronicle.com
Under Uribe and Santos, there are virulent security and paramilitary forces "carrying out a significant number of premeditated civilian murders," fraudulently called "combat" deaths.
Colombian Activist Waits in Prison Limbo
World  (tags: world, columbia, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, government, corruption, displaced, Afro-Colombians, land, cattle, lumber oil, supression, discrimination, indigenous, people )

Tom
- 2084 days ago - latimes.com
Community organizer Carmelo Agamez, who was helping people with land claims, has spent five months in jail and still has not seen the evidence against him, been told who his accuser is or been notified of a trial date. Welcome to justice, Colombia style.
Take Action: Demand Release of Detained Colombian Activists, Victims of Baseless Prosecutions
World  (tags: world, columbia, prosecutions, prison, suppression, government, crime, corruption, politics, injustice, mine workers, activists, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence )

Tom
- 2084 days ago - action.humanrightsfirst.org
Colombian prosecutors accuse human rights defenders of membership in a guerrilla organization and rely heavily on false testimony and inadmissible intelligence reports. Baseless prosecutions are attempts to silence and discredit human rights activists.
Agrofuels on Stolen Lands Continue to Threaten Colombian Rainforests and Communities
World  (tags: biofules, columbia, stolen, land, rainforest, destroy )

Steve
- 2414 days ago - news2note.4t.com
TAKE ACTION Agrofuels on Stolen Lands Continue to Threaten Colombian Rainforests and Communities at the expense of Colombia's ancient primary rainforests, food security, water...
ON THIS DAY - 2003: Columbia Shuttle Disintegrates Killing Seven
World  (tags: usa, columbia, space, astronauts, shuttle, Cape Canaveral, 2003, on this day )

Chrissy
- 2510 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The US space shuttle Columbia has broken up as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere killing all seven astronauts on board. This is the first time there has been an accident on landing in the 42 years of American space flight.
   

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