Letter to State Department regarding Colombia

In response to the attacks on Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, we have collected signatures from organizations and and individuals which we sent today with the following letter to the State Department, and a similar letter to President Uribe of Colombia. Thanks to all of you who have assisted with this effort: Friday October 17, 2008 David Kramer, Assistant Secretary of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, US Department of State Re: Colombian Military fires on Indigenous protesters in Cauca. Peaceful marches violently repressed. read more