|Special Program on Humans Rights Issues in Violence-Plagued Colombia (South America)|
|Saturday, 07 November 2009 23:01|
Tuesday, November 17, 6:00pm, University of South Carolina, School of Law, Room 138,
701. S. Main St., Columbia
Three human rights defenders from Colombia will present "Somos de Esta Tierra: Afro-Colombian and Campesino Resistance to Violence and Land Exploitation." Bernando Vivas, Álvaro Manzano, and Fabián Laverde García will share their experiences organizing their respective communities against violence, persecution, the effects of the international food crisis, and the destruction of their ancestral lands. This event is co-sponsored by the International Law Society, PBI, the Walker Institute, the World Affairs Council of Columbia and Peace Brigades International. In Spanish, with English translation.
Listing on The Walker Institute website: http://www.cas.sc.edu/iis/
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