In El Guamo, in the Curbarado Collective Territory, we celebrated the creation of a new Biodiversity Zone: in “La Esmeralda” farm, which belongs to the Durango family who were victims of the violence in the 1990s. Continue reading New Biodiversity Zone is created
Every day, Enrique Cabezas is grateful that he and his family are still alive. He is probably one of the most threatened leaders in the Curbarado River basin. Continue reading “Like the Norwegian sun in winter”
Causes for concern are the wave of assassinations and the serious situation of risk that human rights defenders, social and political leaders are facing in Colombia and the rise of the neo-paramilitary phenomenon in Colombia during the beginning of the post-agreement phase of the peace process.
Among the most severe attacks against the Curbaradó and Jiguamiandó communities in 2016, the following are worthy of note: Continue reading Curbaradó and Jiguamiandó: 2016
Between 1996 and 1997, the Lower Atrato communities were the victims of military and paramilitary operations which caused the mass displacement of more than 70% of the population, murders, torture and disappearances. Continue reading Land restitution in the Curbarado river basin