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Colombian Union Leader and Peace Worker in Danger!

The Alliance for Global Justice and the People’s Human Rights Observatory express our profound alarm over the recent threats against Peace Worker and labor leader William Salazar and his family. Salazar is the president of SINDHEP, the union of Human Rights Defenders in Colombia’s Ombudsman’s (peoples advocate) office. He is also the president of REDSIPAZ,…

“We resist death, we want to live!” An appeal to US workers from Colombian rural workers

Colombia’s largest federation of rural workers’ unions calls for solidarity with Colombian workers and social movements in their struggle for a just and durable peace. Enemies of peace in Colombia are waging a campaign of violence against farming, indigenous, and Afro-Colombian communities, killing their leaders and displacing people from their homes. Call to International Solidarity…