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Cali: From detention sites to mass graves and chop-up houses


On May 13, 2021, our organizations received sensitive accounts of absolutely horrific police conduct and practices which, if true, must be shocking to anyone with a human conscience. These accounts show that when there is a mentality at the highest levels of government that defines young demonstrators as “terrorist vandals” and issues the corresponding orders against them, they become targets and victims of criminal designs, with the gravest consequences imaginable.

Public Statement regarding the failure of the Government to help the Nonam community

The Nonam community calls on Buenaventura District Government to comply with its engagements taken for their return to their territory, the security and dignity of the indigenous people. PUBLIC STATEMENT We, members of the NONAM Indigenous Community, of the Humanitarian and Biodiverse Reserve of Santa Rosa del Guayacán, forcefully displaced 13 months ago to the city of Buenaventura by a 2010 paramilitary incursion suffered in our territory of the Rio San Juan and Bajo Calima, make an emergency call in view of the critical situation into which the failure of District Government of Buenaventur