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US NGO's Write the State Department Over Their Findings from the International Verification Mission to Colombia

November 10, 2006

November 10, 2006 Jonathan D. FarrarPrincipal Deputy Assistant SecretaryBureau of Democracy, Human Rights and LaborDepartment of State2201 C Street NWWashington, DC 20520 Dear Mr. [...]

U´was Denuncian que Ecopetrol Ingresó Maquinaria a Su Territorio

November 9, 2006Actualidad Etnica

Bogotá - Desde el primero de noviembre Ecopetrol ingresó maquinaria para explotación petrolera al territorio U´wa, los indígenas afirman que el gobierno colombiano pasará por encima de sus derechos, Ecopetrol afirma que está cumpliendo con la Licencia Ambiental, ¿Qué está pasando? Con gran preocupación los indígenas U´wa de los departamentos de Santander, Norte de Santander y Casanar [...]

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to be voted on in the UN General Assembly

October 31, 2006

On October 31, 2006 draft resolution A/C.3/61/L.18 on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was introduced to the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly. [...]

Colombian Ministry of Defense Directive No. 16 / 2006 Policy of Recognition, Prevention, and Protection of Indigenous Communities in Colombia

October 30, 2006

On October 30, 2006 the Colombian Ministry of Defense issued Permanent Directive No. 16 / 2006 that outlined a Policy of Recognition, Prevention, and the Protection of the Human Rights of Indigenous Communities in Colombia. This Directive was sent to the Commander of the Colombian Armed Forces, and to the General Director of the Colombian National Police. [...]

Colombian Indigenous Face Imminent Extinction

October 26, 2006Indian Country Today

They didn't mince words. In the conclusion of the seven-page summary report of Sept. 29, a group of international activists and diplomats stated in plain language what they were predicting for Native communities in Colombia. [...]

U'wa Reject Ecopetrol's Oil Project on Their Reserve in Colombia, Amazon Watch Reports

October 23, 2006PRNewswire

Tribe Presents Historic Land Titles Granting Legal Ownership Including Sub-surface Rights BOYACA, Colombia - The U'wa nation has rejected a call from the Colombian government to participate in a "prior consultation" about the Siriri/Catleya oil project on their cloudforest homelands and is calling for its cancellation. In recent talks with the government, the U'wa presented colonial land titles which they [...]

The U’wa Reject Consultation Process and Ecopetrol’s Oil Project on Their Reserve in Colombia Tribe Presents Historic Land Titles from the Spanish Crown Granting Legal Ownership Including Sub-surface Rights and Calls for Cancellation of Oil Project

October 23, 2006

Boyaca, Colombia – The U’wa nation has rejected a call from the Colombian government to participate in a “prior consultation” process about an oil project on their cloudforest homelands and is calling for the cancellation of Ecopetrol’s Siriri/Catleya oil project. [...]

U’wa Nation’s official Position Paper on the Consulta Previa: The Historical and Legal Arguments behind their Case

October 12, 2006

In this monumental document, the U’wa Indigenous Peoples of Colombia outline their legal ownership to their land, including sub-surface rights, and they call on the Colombian government to cancel Ecopetrol's Siriri/Catleya Oil Project on their Ancestral Land. The document is 42 pages long and is in Spanish.  [...]

Choque de Culturas- Los Reclamos de Indígenas que Defienden sus Territorios Sagrados Están Frenando Proyectos de Infraestructura y Exploración Petrolera ¿Qué hay detrás del debate legal?

October 7, 2006Semana

Es como si la historia se repitiera. Durante la conquista, Occidente atropellaba al nuevo mundo con caballos y armaduras y los indígenas se defendían con arcos y flechas. [...]

International Verification Mission to Colombia to Monitor the Human Rights Situation of Indigenous Peoples

September 30, 2006

Due to the worsening human rights situation facing Indigenous People in Colombia the National Indigenous Peace Council (Consejo Nacional Indígena de Paz - CONIP) convened an independent and international mission to follow up on the recommendations made in 2004 by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Issues, Rodolfo Stavenhagen. [...]

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