Labor Rights at Risk under Santos Administration
by WOLA, December 20, 2011
On October 12, the same day that the U.S. Congress passed the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), a group of over sixty Afro-Colombian victims protested in Bogotá. The marchers, internally displaced leaders from the conflict areas of Chocó, Cauca, Valle del Cauca, Nariño and Bolivar, had a clear message, “We are marching for our right to life.
THANKS TO OUR DONORS
We would like to thank all our donors for their important sponsorship and committed support of the Che Guevarra pub quiz. Once again this year we had a great selection of prizes and we would like to offer our sincerest gratitude to the following list of people:
by WOLA, December 8, 2011
Afro-Colombian Rights Undermined
Washington, D.C.—Colombian President Santos’ special faculties to correct the errors in the development of the Victims’ and Land Restitution Law will expire on December 10. The Victims’ and Land Restitution Law is a historic opportunity to recognize the rights of countless victims of Colombia’s internal armed conflict, which has disproportionately affected Afro-Colombian and indigenous peoples.
by Robert Navan
The Irish Times is often referred to as the quality newspaper in Ireland. It enjoys a wide readership with a reported circulation of over 120,000 for the period between July and December 2010. Even the use of the word "Times" in the title would seem to suggest a shared lineage with the Times of London.
Venue: Buswells Hotel
Date: Friday 25 November
Press Conference...Ireland's Black Leaders call on the Government to speak out to end racism in Ireland.
Immigrants in Ireland are under siege. There is a widespread regime of verbal, physical and psychological attacks on immigrants and Black Africans in particular.