Projet Accompagnement Solidarité Colombie



17 November 2015 - 23:00

Join us for an evening where we celebrate struggles of indigenous land
defense with:

•Toghestiy, Hereditary Chief of the Wet'suwet'en Likhts'amisyu Clan

•Shannon Chief, Shannon Chief, from the Anishnabe Nation of the Ottawa
River Water

•Felipe Uncacia of the U’wa people from Colombia

•Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, poet and Innu activist

•André Pikutelekan, traditionnalist Innu from Pessamit

•Video documentaries by

Nouvelles victimes de la palme africaine : Écocert parle de certification bio; la communauté, de déplacement forcée

8 July 2012

`The despoliation of the land is spreading itself, (while) foreign investments, such as the mining industy and the African palm culture, are strenghtening. The growth of these industries is directly related to the forced displacements of local populations. Approximately 32% of the 280 000 displaced people who registered in Columbia in 2010, were likely coming from zones where these two economic activities have progressed significantly.' Jorge Rojas, director of the Human Rights and Displacements Counsel.

Profiting from Repression: Canadian Investment in and Trade with Colombia

9 May 2012

The report, commissioned by CUPW and authored by Asad Ismi, details the impact of Canada’s trade policies with and investment in Colombia.  The author reports shocking human rights abuses linked to prominent Canadian companies.  The report alleges that at least six Canadian owned companies are linked with military and paramilitary repression in Colombia and two companies in particular are linked to at least eight murders of trade unionists and human rights activists.

Request for intervention on the law of victims and the right to peace

10 June 2011

Our message is in memory of those who were victims of extrajudicial executions, torture and forced disappearances and those who have lived or are in condition of forced displacement, dispossession and violent prosecution, crimes that reflect a way of persecution and extermination which are being committed by state structures from the 70’s.