19 Jul 2012

EMERGENCY PICKET COLOMBIA EMBASSY - FRIDAY 20 JULY 3.30-5pm;




EMERGENCY PICKET COLOMBIA EMBASSY - FRIDAY 20 JULY 3.30-5pm;

3 Hans Crescent, London SW1 (back of Harrods)  Knightsbridge tube

In solidarity with:

-          the indigenous people in the north of Cauca, heartland of the Minga, who are engaged in a heroic mass mobilisation to eject the army and all armed actors from their territory, for the latest news see:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtKqty5qf5w&feature=player_embedded#!

-          the people of Cajamarca, Ibague and Tolima who are resisting the takeover of their territory by Anglo Gold Ashanti.

-          the displaced indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities displaces by El Cerrejon coal mine

-          the trade unionists, human rights defenders, students, working class and all oppressed people who continue the onslaught in Colombia.

Called by Movimiento 22 and Colombia Solidarity Campaign




SOLIDARITY WITH PERU  PICKETS 1-3pm and 5pm onwards

International Rally in support to Cajamarca-Peru
PICKET AGAINST CONGA MINING PROJECT!!!
FRIDAY 20TH JULY, 2012   AT 1 PM
OUTSIDE THE PERUVIAN EMBASSY IN LONDON
52 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SP.
Knightsbridge Tube Station, Buses: C1, 19, 22 o 137
MICAELA BASTIDAS MOVEMENT-UK
5pm picket called by Cajamarca Solidarity


Colombia Caravana UK Lawyers Group

Film night in support of Colombian Human Rights lawyers 24th July 6 -10 PM
The Old Cinema, University of Westminster, Regents Street, near Oxford Circus tube.

The first film is 'Impunity” (2010) an award winning documentarydirected by Colombian journalist Hollman Morris and Swiss-Colombian film-maker Juan Jose Lozano, which looks at the proceedings against demobilised paramilitary leaders under the “Justice and Peace” Law 2005

Maria Full of Grace was made in 2003 by American film-maker Joshua Marston. It is in Spanish with English sub-titles but being an American film you are guaranteed a happy ending!

Each film will be introduced by Peter Burbidge Senior Lecturer in the Law School, University of Westminster and author of Justice and Peace? The role of law in resolving Colombia’s conflict. [2008] ICLR 557

We are delighted to invite you to watch both of these films in an historic central London cinema. A suggested minimum donation £12 will support the work of The Colombia Caravana.


For more details contact: Colombian.caravana@googlemail.com

COLOMBIA SOLIDARITY MEETINGS

Special meeting Tuesday 28 August to discuss plans for 12 October event. All groups invited.

The Apple Tree pub, 45 Mount Pleasant, WC1 (Russell Square, Farringdon, Kings X or Angel tube)

London Branch meeting Tuesday and the third Tuesday of the month.

The Apple Tree pub, 45 Mount Pleasant, WC1 (Russell Square, Farringdon, Kings X or Angel tube)

Dayschool and AGM – Saturday 27 October (tbc)

OLYMPIC ACTIONS

Eelam Tamils to remember Black July 1983 and lead hunger-strike from 22 July.
Assembly point for march is most likely to be West Ham Park 4pm

‘Whose Games? Whose City?’ Demonstration against the Corporate Olympics to be held on July 28th 

Vote for the Greenwash Gold 2012!

Which dodgy company most deserves the Greenwash Gold medal in 2012? Who is covering up the most environmental destruction and devastating the most communities while pretending to be a good corporate citizen by sponsoring the Olympic games www.greenwashgold.org


1 comment:

Gerald LEBRUN said...

With $1600 an ounce the shareholders of Newmont can expect a good profit, but for the people of Cajamarca just stay cianurio, mercury and infertile soils.

Please express your disapproval to Newmont Company

Newmont Mining Corporation
? 10101 East Dry Creek Road
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone (303) 708-4000

Newmont Mining Corporation
6363 South Fiddler's Green Circle
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80111
UNITED STATES
Phone: (303) 863-7414
Fax: (303) 837-5837