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Alleged Human Rights Violations During Agrarian Strike in Colombia

Written by Juan Arellano · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 8 May 2014 @ 6:15 am | No Comments

In Citizen Media, Colombia, Human Rights, Latin America, Protest, Quick Reads, Spanish

The website People's Congress publicly denounces [1] [es] human rights situation during the ongoing agrarian strike [2] [es] in Colombia. They report alleged human rights violations in different regions: Catatumbo and Cúcuta, San Pablo–Bolívar, Sogamoso – Boyacá, Northern Santander- Hacarí, Yopal- Casanare, Boyacá, Berlín – Santander, Pinchote – Santander y Arauca. They also made a call:

To international human rights advocate entities, to intervene and demand a quick and real solution to the situation the country is facing.
To the national and international community and to human rights advocate entities, to speak out regarding the facts mentioned in this claim.
To the national and international community and to human rights advocate entities to demand for the safety of people taking part and every spokesperson of the national strike.

The post reviewed here participed on the first [3] [es] #LunesDeBlogsGV [Monday of blogs] on May 5, 2014, sent [4] by Cati Restrepo [5].

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[1] publicly denounces: http://congresodelospueblos.org/index.php/paro-nacional-2014/522-denuncia-publica-no-3-se-agrava-situacion-de-ddhh-en-paro-agrario

[2] agrarian strike: http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/infografia/esta-pasando-el-campo-colombiano-articulo-488949

[3] first: http://es.globalvoicesonline.org/2014/04/30/comparte-tus-posts-con-global-voices-lunesdeblogsgv/

[4] sent: https://twitter.com/catirestrepo/status/463370493559865344

[5] Cati Restrepo: https://twitter.com/catirestrepo/

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