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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: 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. [...]

Open Letter to Senator McCain about Colombia Visit

July 1, 2008

1 July 2008 Senator John McCain241 Russell Senate Office BuildingWashington, DC 20510 VIA FACSIMILE Senator McCain,  On the occasion of your visit to Colombia, Amazon Watch would like to draw your attention to several issues of deep concern for human rights in Colombia, and to respectfully urge you to raise these with President Alvaro Uribe. We are extremely concerned about the nega [...]

McCain Heads Today for Colombia, Where Adviser Has Long Had Ties

July 1, 2008The New York Times

Since 1998, the lobbying firm headed until recently by Charlie Black, one of Mr. McCain’s closest confidants, has earned more than $1.8 million representing the Occidental Petroleum Corporation, the leading foreign producer of gas and oil in Colombia. [...]

90 Organizations Call for Demilitarization of U'wa Territory

July 1, 2008

Bogotá, July 1st 2008 President Álvaro UribePresident of the Republic of Colombia Mr. President - We are writing to express our support to the U´wa people and our deep concern regarding recent events in their territory. [...]

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Amplify! A Celebration of Voices from the Amazon

On September 27th, 2017 Amazon Watch will hold its annual gala in San Francisco at the Bently Reserve.


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