Colombia

Colombian Community Garden Fumigated

Tell the US to stop supporting the destruction of Colombian communities! Action Request Below This alert was originally released by Jenzera. Pacific Coast, Colombia-The Eperara Siapidaara People Condemn the Destruction of their Community Plots On March 16, 2010 several anti-narcotics police planes sprayed with chemicals the communal gardens and plots of the Eperara Siapidaara women…

Threats Against Colombian Political Prisoner

Urgent action needed! The International Network in Solidarity with Colombian Political Prisoners (of which the Alliance for Global Justice is a member) is calling for people to take urgent action on behalf of Liliany Obando, a Colombian political prisoner, regarding human rights abuses and threats against her. Liliany Obando is being subjected to a campaign…

Stop the Displacement of Indigenous Farmers!

The Alliance for Global Justice has received word that the popular occupation of Piñuña Negro continues and is in dire need of international support. Indigenous, AfroColombian and farming community members have amassed at the Police Inspector’s office–the highest governmental authority in the area–to demand negotiations to stop coca eradication efforts until the government makes good…

Human Rights Day for All, and for All the Good Fight!

[Below is a statement from the International Network in Solidarity with the Colombian Political Prisoners. AFGJ urges you to take action.] On this Human Rights Day, the International Network in Solidarity with the Colombian Political Prisoners (INSPP) calls attention to the violation of the human rights of Colombia’s political opposition and its supporters.  The Colombian…

International Day in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners

September 12, 2009 Campaign for Labor Rights ACTION ALERT Colombia’s Permanent Campaign in Solidarity with the Political Detainees “Behind the Walls” and the International Network in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners are calling on organizations around the world to participate in an International Day in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners on October 1st, 2009. Throughout…