Category Archives: Land and territory

Displacement and the search for a dignified life

At the end of 2014, the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission (CIJP) started accompanying the Wounaan community of Union Agua Clara (in a rural area near Buenaventura on the banks of the river San Juan, which marks the division between the jungles of Valle del Cauca and Choco). Continue reading Displacement and the search for a dignified life

Resisting on their lands

The Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission (CIJP) advises and accompanies the Wounaan Nonam community of Santa Rosa de Guayacan (a rural area near Buenaventura on the Calima river) since 2010, after a paramilitary incursion in the region forced the community to abandon their homes and take refuge in the urban area of Buenaventura. Continue reading Resisting on their lands