Urgent Actions

April 5, 2017

FORCED DISPLACEMENTS IN CALI, COLOMBIA

Since October 2016, families in the Venecia Las Vegas neighbourhood of el Jarillón have been forcibly displaced and seen their houses torn down by the municipality of Cali to make way for a tourist walk way and cargo port. Now the municipality intends to begin demolitions in the neighbourhood of Brisas del Cauca. 

Click here to view CALL's letter to the mayor of Cali.

Add your voice in solidarity with the communities of El Jarillón here.

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June 30, 2016

STATE REPRESSION AGAINST TEACHERS IN MEXICO

In Mexico, teachers are being fired, jailed and even shot for exercising their rights of association in opposing the Mexican Government's attack on education.

Click here to view CALL's letter to Prime Minister Trudeau.

Click here to view Minister Dion's letter to CALL.

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April 13, 2014

COLOMBIA:DEATH THREATS TO DEFENDERS AND TRADE UNIONISTS

Human rights defenders and trade unionists in Valle del Cauca Department, south-west Colombia, are in danger after receiving death threats, apparently from the paramilitary Gaitanista Self-Defence Forces of Colombia (Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia).

Click here to view Amnesty International's letter

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