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22 Aug 2023 | Joint Statement

International Civil Society Organizations Warn of Imminent Humanitarian Tragedy in Chocó

‘We join the call for the lives of the people and villages of the department of Chocó.’

The undersigned International Civil Society Organizations on this statement warn of the imminent humanitarian tragedy looming over the civilian population in the department of Chocó. This demands immediate responses from the corresponding authorities in accordance with the obligations of International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, ethnic legislation, and the cosmovision of the peoples that inhabit this territory.

To view the entire letter in Spanish, please download it here.


Translated from Spanish by WOLA staff.