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Crude Gold; histoires d'injustice en Colombie

1 September 2015

Or et pétrole; histoires d'injustice en Colombie
Des documentaires présentant cinq cas pivots de l'exploitation minière reliés aux investisseurs canadiens en Colombie

*Crude Gold is a series of short documentaries showcasing 5 pivotal cases of foreign-funded mining exploitation connected to Canadian investors.

Trailer (espagnol, sous-titres anglais, bientôt disponible en français)

watch the documentary "Mining Orgy"

11 August 2015
"Mining Orgy" - excellent 42 min. video on impacts of mining in four regions of Colombia
 
The documentary "Mining Orgy" was produced by Corporación Podion and the Red Nacional en Democracia y Paz (RNDP), in association with Censat Agua Viva and the Observatorio Colombiano de Políticas Públicas (OCOPOLIS)
 

A letter from Paola A. Salgado Piedrahíta, Lorena Romo Muñoz and Liseth Acosta Friends from el Congreso de los Pueblo, detained by the Colombian Regime Bogotá

25 July 2015

The strength of women:

“The old human work is about to try to catch the light. Will you remember that we believed being able to light the night?
Time has drained us all from our space, but the darkness is still full of fireflies”

Today again they called us terrorists. Today again we have been put in the same place of the lords of death and ignominy. Today they insist in pointing us as extremely dangerous people.

Femicide Law passed, a Victory for the Women’s Movement in Colombia

16 June 2015
On June 2, the House of Representatives passed one of the grand initiatives of the women’s movement, The Rosa Elvira Celis Law. This law classifies and condemns femicides with sentences of 20-50 years in prison, without the right to reduce the sentence. With 104 for and 3 against, the law, whose name commemorates a victim of gender violence, defines femicide as “the violent killing of a woman for being a women, in the public or private sphere” and it is classified as a separate offense. In order for it to take effect, it must be signed by President Juan Manuel Santos.

Participate to Caravan for the Defense of Life and the Land

16 June 2015

Context

 

A Path of Resistance, Solidarity, Memory, and Dignity

9 June 2015

Last May 29 and 30 in Aguachica, Cesar, the Second Regional Meeting of the Southern Bolívar Victims Chapter—South of Cesar and Catatumbo—was held. Six years after first meeting, around 250 people gathered on a new date to achieve a better balance between what have become the laws of victims, victim-peace relations and the recovery of memory.

Communities from Meta dialogue with Pacific Rubiales Energy after Social Strike

30 May 2015

After a number of days of an indefinite strike in the entrance to the oil fields of oil giant Pacific Rubiales Energy, there were negotiations between the community, the multinational, and the local, regional, and national authorities in order to find possible solutions to the social crisis in the region.

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