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Wednesday, 25 September 2013 16:09

The Friday pickets of the Colombian Embassy in London have been suspended awaiting outcome of negotiations between the farmers’ platform and the government.

Links:
Colombian Protests Show Cracks in Disastrous Economic Model Patrick Kane  Huffington Post
National Farmers and Social Strike gets seeds control law 970 suspendedThe Real News 15 September
Tens of Thousands of Colombian Farmers On Strike For Their Survival - The Real News 5 September
Anonymous Eyewitness Report

URGENT: Take action to protect our threatened Colombian partners

 

London Branch 7pm prompt Tuesday 15 October

Finfuture, 225 - 229 Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2DA. (Finsbury Park tube)

La Colosa: Gold vs. Life in the Colombian Andes
Presentation and read through of the full report.

¡Nuestra America Libre!   Free Our America!

¡No a los Tratados de Libre Comercio!
No to the Free Trade Agreements!

Saturday 12 October
12 noon vigil in Trafalgar Square

3pm – 6pm Talleres/ Workshops at SOAS

  • Memoria Histórica y Resistencia Indígena / Historic Memory and Indigenous Resistance
  • El Impacto del TLC y los megaproyectos: Las minerías, el agua y la vida / The impact of FTAs and megaprojects: mines, water and life
  • La Lucha por los Derechos de los Inmigrantes en el Reino Unido  / The struggle for Rights of immigrants in the UK
  • La ALBA y los Procesos de Paz  / ALBA and peace processes.

7pm – 11pm Evento Cultural / Cultural Evening at SOAS

SOAS – Students Union, School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street,
Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Organised by coalition of groups and individuals in Plataforma 12 de octubre.

Dirty Energy: Banks, Mining Companies and the Communities that Bear the Brunt

7pm Thursday 24 October

University of London Union
Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY

Speakers:
Yasmin Romero Epiayu       Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu, Colombia
Hendrik Siregar                     JATAM mining advocacy network, Indonesia
Nick Dearden                        World Development Movement
Andy Higginbottom               Colombia Solidarity Campaign

Organised by London Mining Network and affiliates.

 

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