Pueblo U’wa continúa lucha por el territorio

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

By Charlie Satow. Originally posted by Intercontinental Cry, June 14 2016. Two hundred Indigenous U’wa men, women, and children have occupied Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol’s Gibraltar I gas plant south of the Colombia-Venezuela border in Norte de Santander department, to demand that the government honour an agreement dating back...

Victory for U’wa Nation in quest to defend territory

Victory for U’wa Nation in quest to defend territory

Originally published by EarthRights International. Washington, DC – The U’wa Nation has received an admissibility report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights allowing its case against Colombia to move forward, recognizing that the indigenous group can seek the Commission’s help in defending its traditional territory. Although the U’wa have...