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Indígenas U´was Dicen que los Tendrá que Matar, Si Quiere Explorar Petróleo en Sus Territorios

December 18, 2006Caracol Radio

El gobernador de los indigenas U´wa, Luis Tegrias aseguró que el gobierno "tendrá que acabar con todos los 6 mil miembros de su comunidad, si quiere buscar petróleo en sus territorios en los departamentos de Norte de Santander, Santander y Boyacá". En una oposición total, la autoridad de los U´was, acusa al gobierno "de pretender robarles la sangre de su madre tierra que es sagrada y por eso están dispuestos h [...]

Colombia Says to Explore for Oil on Indian Ground

December 17, 2006Reuters

Bogota - Colombia has authorized state petroleum company Ecopetrol to explore for oil on Indian land in the northeastern part of the country, a move opposed by tribal leaders, the government said over the weekend. In 1997, a Colombian court blocked Occidental Petroleum Corp. [...]

Colombia Autorizó Exploraciones de Crudo en Localidades Indígenas

December 16, 2006El Universal (Caracas)

Bogotá - El gobierno colombiano anunció que autorizó el inicio de exploraciones de petróleo en algunas localidades de la comunidad indígena u'wa, después de más de una década de pleitos con los aborígenes, quienes se niegan a aceptar las búsquedas en la zona, informó DPA. "El gobierno le otorgó a las comunidades u'was las garantías para participar en el proceso de consulta previa, hemos agotado todas las [...]

Ecopetrol Iniciará Actividades Sísmicas en Territorio U’wa

December 15, 2006Actualidad Etnica

Bogotá, ECOPETROL S.A. iniciará actividades sísmicas de exploración petrolera en territorio U’wa, así lo anunció el gobierno nacional a través de la Viceministra del Interior, María Isabel Nieto, hoy a los medios de comunicación. [...]

64 Members of Congress send Letter to Secretary of State Rice Expressing Serious Concern Over Attacks and Threats Against Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

December 14, 2006

On December 14, 2006 64 Members of the United States Congress sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice over concerns of increasing attacks and threats against human rights defenders.  The bipartisan letter was circulated by Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Joseph Pitts (R-PA). The letter is addressed to the U.S. State Department, asking Secretary Rice and the U.S. [...]

Roberto Afanador, el Líder U'wa que Buscó Apoyo Internacional para Su Pueblo, está Jubilado

December 11, 2006El Tiempo

Roberto Afanador, el líder u'wa que buscó apoyo internacional para su pueblo, está jubilado. Sus compañeros no lo eligieron para que los siga representando, pero eso a él no lo perturba. En el piso de cemento del zaguán, carcomido por los años, abundan los patos y las gallinas que caminan sobre su propio excremento. [...]

Statement by UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People, on the General Assembly's Decision not to Adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

December 4, 2006

Statement by UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People, on the General Assembly's decision not to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples  December 4, 2006 The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People, Rodolfo Stavenhagen, is concerned about the recent decision of the General Assembly to adjourn consideration of [...]

OAS Opening Statement on the 8th Meeting of the Working Group to prepare the Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

December 4, 2006

The OAS 8th meeting of the Working Group to prepare the Draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, is from December 4th – 8th 2006 in Washington DC, USA. [...]

Canadian NGO's Outraged by UN's Decision to Delay the Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

November 30, 2006

NGO statement on Declaration Public statement November 30, 2006 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Human rights organizations condemn efforts to block vital human rights instrument  International human rights organizations are outraged and dismayed by the decision of the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly to defer adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights [...]

UN Delays the Approval of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

November 28, 2006

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ CAUCUSwww.ipcaucus.net November 28, 2006 UN affirms Indigenous Peoples are not equal to all other Peoples  The Indigenous Caucus is shocked and outraged by the actions of the United Nations, who today failed to adopt the most important international instrument for the promotion and protection of human rights for Indigenous Peoples. [...]

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