Just weeks after a grenade was hurled into a community gathering on May 4 2019, Colombia’s Afro-descendant leaders have once again been threatened.
On the 4th of May, 2019, gunshots were fired and grenades were hurled into the midst of a community gathering in which some of the most renowned Afro-Descendant leaders from Northern Cauca, Colombia were meeting.
On Friday April 5 (2019), protesters lifted a 27-day peaceful blockade of the Pan American Highway in Colombia.
El viernes 5 de abril de 2019, los manifestantes levantaron el bloqueo pacífico de la carretera Panamericana en Colombia, el cual se mantuvo durante 27 días. Esto se hizo como un gesto de buena voluntad en el marco de las negociaciones con el Gobierno colombiano, y los movimientos indígenas y afrodescendientes, y otros movimi
This recording features the words of indigenous leaders and community representatives of the Uitoto, Muinane, Nonuya and Andoque peoples of the Colombian Amazon, who share similar cultural practices and beliefs and self-identify as “People of the Centre.”
An emotive candle light commemoration for all the indigenous leaders and community members killed in the two years since the adoption of the Colombian peace agreement was held in the town square of Riosucio, in Caldas, Colombia on 7 December 2018.