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U'wa Indigenous Community Peacefully Occupies Ecopetrol's Gibraltar Platform to Demand Cancellation of Oil Project

1,000 U'wa Participate in 3-Day Action Despite Warnings and Intimidation Attempts by Military

October 13, 2008

Bogotá, Colombia — Nearly one thousand members of the U’wa indigenous people from the cloud forests of northeastern Colombia participated in a historic march and peaceful occupation of Ecopetrol’s oil platform in protest of oil project on their sacred ancestral lands. [...]

LOS UWAS MARCHAMOS POR LA VIDA

October 10, 2008

Concientes que la vida lo da la naturaleza, los U’was continuamos defendiendo nuestra Madre Tierra y hoy como pioneros de esa defensa, queremos hacer un gesto simbólico visitando en forma pacífica y ordenado las instalaciones de ECOPETROL (Bloque Sirirí Pozo Gibraltar 3), que se encuentran ubicado en nuestra propiedad, por ello el día 12 de octubre realizaremos una marcha donde exigiremos entre otras cosas lo siguient [...]

U'wa Denuncia Publica

September 18, 2008

Una vez mas queremos anexar o expresar nuestro mas sincero denuncia publica ante la actitud del gobierno y la empresa Ecopetrol y sus políticas en la bolsa de Nueva York que nuestras autoridades indígenas y los cabildos U`wa en muchas oportunidades al gobierno y a la empresa les a exigido el respeto al territorio ancestral y milenario, que el cual es nuestro kera shikara y los mojones tradicionales. En síntesis los [...]

Investors Urged not to Buy Ecopetrol Shares on NYSE over Human Rights Concerns

Colombian Oil Company Violates Indigenous Rights, Industry Human Rights Benchmarks

September 18, 2008

See Letter to JP Morgan and Industry Analysts regarding Ecopetrol IPO: http://www.amazonwatch.org/newsroom/view_news.php?id=1647 New York, N.Y. [...]

Amazon Watch to JPMorgan Chase Bank: Don't underwrite Ecopetrol

September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008 Amy DavidsenDirector of Environmental AffairsJPMorgan Chase270 Park Avenue, Floor 29New York, NY 10017 Dear Ms. Davidson, Thank you for agreeing to speak with Amazon Watch this week about Ecopetrol’s Colombia operations. [...]

ONIC: Denunciamos y Rechazamos el Tratado de Libre Comercio

September 10, 2008

ORGANIZACIÓN NACIONAL INDIGENA DE COLOMBIA-ONIC Denunciamos y Rechazamos el TLC Por estos días deambula en Washington una Comisión más de Embajadores de bolsillo cooptados por el Gobierno Nacional que implora ante el congreso, los legisladores y políticos norteamericanas la aprobación del Tratado de Libre Comercio con Colombia. [...]

Carta de los UWA al hombre blanco

September 8, 2008

Nosotros nacemos siendo hijos de la tierra... eso no lo podemos cambiar los indios ni tampoco el hombre blanco (riowa). [...]

Oxy’s Disturbing Human Rights Record in Colombia Highlighted in Permanent People’s Tribunal

August 5, 2008

For the past three years, the Italy-based Permanent People’s Tribunal has examined in detail the role transnational corporations have played in Colombia’s on-going civil conflict. According to the Tribunal, “Transnational businesses that operate in Colombia . . . [...]

Two U’wa Indigenous People Assassinated in Saravena, Arauca

July 10, 2008

In a public communiqué, this July 9th the Association of Traditional Indigenous Councils and Authorities of the Department of Arauca ASCATIDAR, denounced the assassination of two indigenous people in the jurisdiction of Saravena.  The incident involved two U’wa, Rafael Segundo Tamarán Cobaría, 18 years old, and his wife Maribel Sepúlveda Bokotá, only 17 years old, who was 7 months pregnant. [...]

McCain Urged to Press Colombia President on Indigenous Rights, Environmental Protection

US Presidential Candidate Must Insist on Respect for Human Rights, Environment and Rule of Law during Cartagena Visit, Groups Warn

July 2, 2008

Washington D.C. — As he travels to Cartagena today, John McCain was urged to press Colombia President Alvaro Uribe to guarantee respect for indigenous rights and the environment. Mr. [...]

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