Month: March 2011

Threats, Killings and Harassment Targeting Afro-Colombians Continue

The Afro-Colombian Solidarity Network (ACSN) strongly condemns the recent murders of land activists, forced disappearances of Afro-Colombian members of La Toma and Cajambre community councils, and new paramilitary threats against Afro-Colombian, indigenous and internally displaced leaders. These attacks and threats are part of a strategy to deny Afro-Colombians, indigenous populations, and mestizos of their rights to the land. (more…)