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« La menace de mort est bien présente et couve ». Les acteurs non-étatiques doivent intervenir pour protéger les défenseurs des droits humains là où les États n’interviennent pas

Les défenseurs des droits humains, les lanceurs d’alerte et les témoins s’exposent à de nombreux dangers dans leur lutte pour mettre en lumière les violations des droits humains et l’utilisation illégale des ressources, les accaparements de terres et la corruption qui y sont liés.

Indigenous authorities in Colombia denounce murder of member of the indigenous guard

The indigenous authorities of the Resguardo Cañamomo Lomaprieta, jurisdiction of the municipalities of Riosucio and Supia, Caldas, publicly denounce before the national government, investigation agencies, and national and international human rights organisations, the serious events that occurred today, 12 August 2017, in the indigenous community

Autoridades indigenas en Colombia denuncian asesinato de miembro de la guardia indígena

Las autoridades indígenas del Resguardo de Cañamomo Lomaprieta jurisdicción de los municipios de Riosucio y Supia Caldas, denunciamos publicamente ante el Gobierno Nacional, los organismos de investigación y las organizaciones defensoras de derechos humanos nacionales e internacionales, los graves hechos acaecidos el día de hoy 12 de agosto 2017

Indigenous peoples reject imposed Caura National Park in Venezuela

Venezuela: The indigenous peoples of the Caura River in South Venezuela, the Ye’kwana and Sanema, through their organisation Kuyuhani have rejected the imposition of a national park on their lands. The protected area which was announced in the Official Gazette in March 2017 embraces the whole of the Caura Basin, which is one of the largest areas of relatively pristine forests left in the Orinoco watershed.

Land Rights Now: Plant a tree for the Resguardo

“We must restore the forests and protect the water basins so that the spirit of the water is back with us. Only in this way will the songs of the birds and the sound of the wind through the branches of the trees return to serenade the dawn, and from the lagoons will our spirits emerge to help our doctors heal the earth.”

Hector Jaime Vinasco ex-Governor of the Resguardo and coordinator of the program