Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie

Urgent Actions

Criminalization and propaganda against leader of USO – META

6 November 2013

On November 2, 2013, in the city of Villavicencio, Brother DARIO CARDENAS, Vice President of USO (META), was arrested under a warrant from the First Criminal Court of Villavicencio, in which he is accused of “obstruction of public roadways, arson, and aggravated damage to property.”

Alert for the Popular, Indigenous social Minga for Life, Territory, Autonomy and Sovreiegnty

16 October 2013

Action alert for the protection of the popular indigenous peoples Social minga for life, territory, autonomy, and sovereignty which includes the regional indigenous council of caldas (cridec), valley regional indigenous organization in cauca (orivac) association of the valley of pacific region (indigenous councils aciva rp), regional indigenous organization of quindio (oriquin) risaralda regional indigenous council (crires) and association of indigenous embera wounaan katío chamí; tule choco department (asorewa) and regional indigenous organization of casanare (oric).

October 14th social, indigenous and popular MINGA

12 October 2013

The Committee for Solidarity with Political Prisoners Foundation expresses its solidarity with the MINGA SOCIAL INDIGENA Y POPULAR , and invites social movements, unions and NGO's to accompany and support this action.

On October 14th, the Indigenous peoples, communities, organizations and authorities of Colombia will begin the MINGA for society, for Indigenous peoples, for life, land and sovereignty. (General blockade of the country)

Colombia: Killing of human rights defender Ms Adelinda Gómez Gaviria

3 October 2013

On 30 September 2013, human rights defender and campesina leader Ms Adelinda Gómez Gaviria was killed in Almaguer, Cauca region.

Adelinda Gómez Gaviria worked with the Proceso de Mujeres Maciceñas in the Comité de Integración del Macizo Colombiano – CIMA (Macizo Women's Process for the Committee for Macizo-Colombian Integration). She played an active role in the Mining and Environmental Forum in Almaguer, which has 1,500 indigenous and farming members.