Colombia Solidarity Campaign

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Urgent Actions

Urgent actions announced through the campaign

URGENT UPDATE TO THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

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The Organization Wayúu Munusurat is a group that has been working for the defence of the human rights of displaced peoples and the victims of paramilitary groups operating in La Guajira, Colombia with the accompaniment of national and international organizations.

With this communiqué we want to update everyone of the grave situation that members of our organization are facing including death threats, hostilities, persecution and pressure on behalf of the Northern Bloc of the Autodefence group (paramilitaries) of the Counter Wayúu Insurgency who have not demobilized and continue to operating within our territories.

Riohacha, La Guajira 

March 18th, 2008

 

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URGENT ACTION: Defence Of Organization Way?u Munusurat

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ORGANIZACION WAYUU MUNSURAT

 March 18th, 2008
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URGENT ACTION: 6 March - 4 trade unionists assassinated, victims demand Uribe sacks advisor

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Four trade union leaders have been assassinated in the week of the 6 March protests.

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New Death Threats Against Coca-Cola Workers

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On 12 February a brown envelope was left outside the home of José Domingo Florez in Bucaramanga, north of Colombia. It contained the following death threat against Coca-Cola workers and leaders of SINALTRAINAL trade union: 
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URGENT ACTION: POSSIBLE FORCED DISAPPEARANCE OF PEASANT LEADER IN EASTERN FOOTHILLS (CASANARE)

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Corporación Social Para la Asesoría y Capacitación Comunitaria COS-PACC (Social Corporation for Community Advice and Capacity Building),  Fundación Comité de Solidaridad con los Presos Políticos FCSPP (Political Prisoners Solidarity Committee) and the Red Europea de Hermandad y Solidaridad con Colombia REDHER (European Friendship and Solidarity Network) denounce:
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COCA-COLA WORKERS RECEIVE IMMINENT DEATH THREAT

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Nelson Prez
, Luis Eduardo Garcia, Jose Domingo Flores

In the last fortnight, three Coca-Cola workers in Bucaramanga, Colombia have been told that before the end of December they will be killed and buried in a mass grave. The threat demands that the union cease all protest against Coca-Cola. Join us in emergency action to defend their lives!

The men – Luis Eduardo, Jose Domingo and Nelson Perez – belong to SINALTRAINAL, the trade union representing Coca-Cola workers in Colombia. Since 1994, nine Coca-Cola workers have been murdered by paramilitary death squads in response to the union’s resistance.

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Death threats, 2nd November 2007

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Today, 2 November at approximately 11 am, comrade LUIS EDUARDO GARCIA and JORGE CONTRERAS BENIAN carried out a workshop in the Universidad Pontificia on the theme of ‘Water Campaigns: A Right for All’ and against the policies of Coca-Cola.
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URGENT ACTION: HOODED MEN ATTACK WOMEN?S LEADER IN HER HOME

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Urgent Action: Attack and Threat on Women’s Leader Yolanda Becerra
by O.F.P., Human Rights Colombia and others Sunday, Nov. 04, 2007 at 1:44 PM

yolanda_becerra.jpg‘When the men knocked at the door, Yolanda Becerra Vega thought it was the women who had returned and opened it. The men pushed the door and started to hit Yolanda, pinning here against the wall. One of them pointed a gun at her, and they told her “son of a bitch, your story is over. You have 48 hours to leave, if not we’ll wipe out your family. You won’t escape us”.’

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Death threat/ fear for safety - 05 October 2007

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Javier Correa (m), the National Union of Food Industry Workers (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Industria de Alimentos, SINALTRAINAL)

José Domingo Flores (m), leader of the Santander branch of SINALTRAINAL,

Members of their families

Other members of SINALTRAINAL 

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