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20 Nov 2010 | Commentary | News

Human Rights Bulletin

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) would like to share the following links to recent documents written by WOLA or organizations we work with in Colombia on Afro-Colombian, indigenous and human rights issues.


Statements and Letters:

  • Afro-Colombian Solidarity Network (ACSN) letter to Mr. Oscar Gamboa, Presidential Advisor on Afro-Colombian, Black, Palanquera, and Raizal Populations and the Direction for Ethnic Minorities, November 15, 2010
  • NGO letter to President Juan Manuel Santos regarding the proposed victims and land laws, November 9, 2010
  • ACSN: “Paramilitaries Threaten Afro-Colombians that Recently Advocated for Human Rights at the OAS and U.S. Congress” November 3, 2010
  • Statement by National Afro-Colombian Organizations on the right to previous consultation and proposed laws (victims’ law and National Development Plan) by CNOA, AFRODES, CIMARRON, PCN, CEUNA and KAMBIRI, October 26, 2010.
  • WOLA: “Colombian Paramilitaries Issue Death Threat to Human Rights Groups” October 18, 2010
  • U.S. NGO and activist letter to President Giogia of Georgetown University, October 8, 2010
  • WOLA: “Criminalizing the Construction of Peace in Colombia” September 29, 2010