Three criminalized Chicoyogüito defenders in court today, community seeks their land back from the Creompaz military base

Caso Creompaz has noted that there will be a hearing today, Friday July 16, at 8 am (10 am in Ottawa) at the Criminal Court in Cobán, Guatemala. Caso Creompaz explains: “This hearing will review coercion measures against three Chicoyogüito community members arrested when they started a peaceful demonstration on Read more…

Colombia’s Constitutional Court to review Judgment T-342-20 against the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

PBI-Colombia at the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó earlier this month. PBI-Colombia has noted: “In 2018, the seventeenth brigade of the Colombian army, which has jurisdiction in the area, brought the Peace Community to court for denouncing the alleged collusion between this brigade and the neo-paramilitary groups.” “This Read more…

Colombian court rules against Calgary-based Parex Resources injunction application

Photo: A still from the December 21, 2020 with Iván Madero Vergel (CREHDOS president), Leidy Irreño (CREDHOS lawyer), Oscar Sampayo (CRY-GEAM spokesperson) and Raúl Barba (environmental leader). Calgary-based Parex Resources Inc. operates the Aguas Blancas oil field in the municipality of Simacota, Santander in northeastern Colombia. The Parex operation in Read more…