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Siete Lagunas, Municipality of Cachira. Wikimedia photo by Grupo Areas Protegidas CORPONOR, Ismael Contreras.
Brent Patterson | Eco Oro wanted to build a gold and silver mine in an area that provides 2 million people with their drinking water. When they didn't get their way, they sued.
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Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | A human rights defender and union activists were the subject of an assassination plot for opposing the privatization of a water, telecommunications and electricity utility.
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Rachel Warden | This year KAIROS is celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8) with the launch of a video on Isabel Caicedo Polanco and the work of KAIROS’ partner, Organización Femenina Popular in Colombia
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March in Bucaramanga, Santander against Eco Oro Minerals and other companies
Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Indigenous people, Afro-Colombians, union leaders, farmers, students and academics in Colombia confront Canadian mining companies.
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Canadian mining companies in Africa
Redeye Collective | Yves Engler says the Canadian International Development Agency has been using public money to assist Canadian mining interests in Africa and Latin America. Yves Engler is author of Canada in Africa.
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Violence Against Women Painting
Rachel Warden | November 25 (UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and following 16 days of activism against gender-based violence offer important opportunities to respond to this issue.
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Image: Flickr/Robert Thivierge
Redeye Collective | After 50 years of war that killed thousands and displaced millions, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the FARC guerillas. But on October 2, Colombians voted to reject the peace accord.
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Photo: flickr/Global Crop Diversity Trust
Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Colombian women are fighting to protect native seeds. Why? We spoke with three seed guardians about the importance of this work.
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Representatives of the gender subcommittee to Colombia’s peace talks
Frieda Werden | After decades of women's peace activism, a new accord is signed.
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Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo | Farmers in Colombia are being systemically detained, say many human rights lawyers. Why is this practice occuring and what is the impact of these mass arrests?
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Marchers during Feb 14 Strawberry Ceremony
Audrey Huntley | Today is the World Day of Social Justice. You likely didn't know that. For me, every day is this one. Every day I invite Canadians to see how the settler colonial project impacts Indigenous peoples.
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Photo: Lynne Fernandez
Shauna MacKinnon, Lynne Fernandez, Sara Swartz | For one week in early April, Sara Swartz, Shauna MacKinnon and Lynne Fernandez visited Medellin, Colombia to take part in the seventh World Urban Forum (WUF7).