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Why is large-scale mining a human rights issue in Colombia?

28 October 2013

Diego Melo

Foreigners and citizens often think of Colombia as a land of paradoxes. Though the country is filled with natural resources and biodiversity, it was recently ranked third most unequal in the region.

Colombians in the streets commonly wonder: “why are we so poor if our land is so rich?”

The threats of “Los rastrojos” against the "Social, Indigenous and Popular Minga. For Life, Territory, Autonomy and Sovereignty"

20 October 2013

The National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC) and the regional organizations subsidiaries we categorically reject stigmatizations, harassment, threats, constraints, illegal detentions, aggression and human rights violations and offenses to the International Humanitarian Law that have taken place at the Social, Indigenous and Popular Minga, For Life, Territory, Autonomy and Sovereignty by the National Government.

MINGA getting shot by the Army in CAUCA

17 October 2013