Efraín Ríos Montt held to account for abuses in campaign that killed an estimated 200,000 and led to 45,000 disappearances
When: 17th May, 2013, 8:45am - 4:15pm. Where: Bewley's Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Dóchas and the Irish Development Education Association in conjunction with the Development of Europeans' Engagement for the Eradication of Global Poverty (DEEEP 4), cordially invite you to an exciting seminar, which will explore opportunities and challenges for European civil society to engage in a debate on our collective future.
Political Declaration of the "European conference in solidarity with the agrarian and popular struggles, and in support of the talks for Peace with Social Justice in Colombia."
Dublin, April 20-21, 2013
There's been a slight change of plan for this event. We have been sent a very interesting short (30 mins) film from Italy. We feel that this work is a fine supplement to the main feature but it means that we will be starting at an earlier time (2pm). The other films will still be starting at the scheduled time. The new programme is:
For 17 months, eight agrarian leaders, organisers of Astracatol, a peasant union in the central department of Tolima in Colombia, have been subject of arbitrary imprisonment and unspeakable abuse. All for their commitment to the right to land of poor peasants and their opposition to a hydroelectrical project in the region which would affect their lands.
Source: Paul Dobson in Venezuela
"The U.S. intervention in Venezuelan internal affairs in recent months, and particularly during the election campaign, has been brutal, vulgar" denounced President Maduro this week, in response to interventionary statements from the White House, from the US sponsored Human Rights Watch, and from private US media outlets which openly called for a coup d'état against the democratically elected President.