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December 23, 2005

“The U'wa people, by the power we have held for thousands of years, feel ourselves compelled to call out to the world. Understand that the strength of our power is with our words. We, the U'wa, are nonviolent people. Our power is our instinctive respect and spiritual consciousness. [...]

Advancing the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Critical Challenge for the International Community

April 13, 2005

Advancing the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples:A Critical Challenge for the International Community Voices from a forum at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights April 13, 2005 Presented by Amnesty International, la Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l’Homme (FIDH), the Netherlands Centre for Indigenous Peoples (NCIV), Friends World Committee for [...]

Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous People, Mr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen visit to Colombia in March 2004

November 10, 2004

This report covers the official visit to Colombia by the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People, Mr. Rodolfo Stavenhagen, which took place between 8 and 17 March 2004. Colombia has made progress in recent years in terms of the constitutional recognition of the rights of indigenous peoples. [...]

Oil Discovery Hardly Has Policy's Critics Gushing

August 25, 2004The Miami Herald

Bogota - With the nation's proven oil reserves continuing to fall, investment and exploration sagging and sabotage from a 40-year old civil war enduring, the Colombian government and its oil company, Ecopetrol, have beendesperate to ballyhoo any find, small though it may be. "Ecopetrol bet and won," the Ministry of Mines and Energy loudly proclaimed Monday after Ecopetrol said it had found 15 million barrels of [...]

U'wa Communique to the National and International Public Opinion

July 2, 2004

In the year 2001, the U.S. based multinational oil company Occidental of Colombia, OXY, acknowledged publicly the discouraging results to its much anticipated oil bonanza of Gilbraltar 1, in sacred U'WA territory. Today, the Colombian state oil company ECOPETROL continues the work that OXY started. [...]

BOLETIN INFORMATIVO - Resguardo Indígena Unido U’wa, Cubará (Boyacá)

December 3, 2003

ECOPETROL en el año 1.985 inicia actividades petroleras en territorio ancestral U’wa con el proyecto de explotación en Caño Limón (Arauca), la construcción del oleoducto Caño Limón Coveñas, y la construcción de la Estación de bombeo en territorio de la comunidad indígena de Tamarana”Sutota” en el corregimiento de Samore, municipio de Toledo, Norte de Santander. [...]

U'wa Communique

July 1, 2003

Cubara, Colombia -  The U’wa People, Children of God, Children of our Mother Earth, Lovers of the Natural World and of the Spirits The U’wa people are tired of the proliferation of false promises that the Colombian government has made to us. [...]

WOLA Report - Protecting the Pipeline: The U.S. Military Mission Expands

May 1, 2003

The U.S. government has recently provided $99 million to help protect an oil pipeline in Colombia. The Bush administration’s request for fiscal year 2004 includes an undetermined amount, up to $147 million, to provide munitions, equipment, and training in order to continue the program. The pipeline protection program is the most concrete manifestation thus far of the Administration’s desire to expand U.S. [...]

Colombian Government Might Retract Oil 'Discovery' Claim

April 2, 2003Dow Jones Business News

Bogota - Less than a month after the Colombian government cockily announced it found high-quality crude oil - possibly 200 million barrels - at its Gibraltar well, negative follow-up tests have officials ready to choke down a crow dinner. [...]

U’wa: Collective Suicide

March 10, 2003

The Highest Council of the U’wa Traditional Authorities would like to clarify the issue of collective suicide to the national and international community. [...]

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