Tag Archives: environmental defenders

Solidarity with community struggles to defend the environment in Putumayo

With the dawn comes rain, which is normal in Putumayo, or at least that is what they tell us about the rainy season in this beautiful department at the edges of the Amazon region. We thought the flight would be delayed, but it arrives early, Continue reading Solidarity with community struggles to defend the environment in Putumayo

“I am also called Magdalena”

An account of the first meeting of women from the Campesino Reserve Zone (ZRC) in the Cimitarra River Valley

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In Colombia, killings of land defenders reached a historic high in 2016, according to Global Witness

The report Defenders of the Earth, published today, 13th July 2017, by Global Witness, reports that Colombia is one of the countries where the situation for people defending their land is getting worse.  Continue reading In Colombia, killings of land defenders reached a historic high in 2016, according to Global Witness