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May 8, 2014, 11:02am John Lindsay-Poland
I’m in Washington today with Colombian human rights defender Rosa Liliana Ortiz, meeting with State Department officials and congressional staff to present our findings about the human rights outcomes of billions of dollars of U.S. military...
May 8, 2014, 4:05am John Lindsay-Poland
Return to FOR’s report on the role of U.S. military aid and human rights in Colombia.Maps were created by Douglas Mackey and a Colombian colleague.Return to FOR’s report on the role of U.S. military aid and human rights in...
May 7, 2014, 7:52am John Lindsay-Poland
Tambien en español: Falsos Positivos” en Colombia y el papel de la asistencia militar de Estados Unidos, 2000-2010Mapa Interactivo del registro de ejecuciones y unidades responsablesTake action: Contact the U.S. State ...
Dec 15, 2011, 11:53am Robert J. Burrowes
On 11 November 2011, the 93rd anniversary of the armistice of World War 1, a new movement to end human violence was launched around the world. “The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World” was launched simultaneously in...
May 9, 2011, 4:54pm Judy Bello
I am at our hotel for siesta as I write. We have just returned from a full morning of activities for what we in the west would call an afternoon siesta. This delegation to Iran has a distinctly different flavor than my previous one. Our actions are...
Jul 29, 2010, 6:44am FOR Colombia
Recomendacionespara los Estados UnidosBajar informe (PDF, 1.4 MB)Bajar informe alta resolución (PDF, 9.7 MB)English | Report translated into Spanish by Liliana De Lucca-ConnorEl nivel de entrenamiento y equipamiento de los...
Jul 29, 2010, 6:18am FOR
Return to FOR’s report on U.S. military aid and human rights abuses in Colombia. Return to FOR’s report on U.S. military aid and human rights abuses in Colombia.
Jul 28, 2010, 2:17am FOR Colombia
New Report Shows Dramatic Ties to Extrajudicial KillingsA detailed report released today by the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) describes how U.S. funding to the Colombian military has been supporting army units whose members have killed...
Jul 28, 2010, 1:42am FOR Colombia
Take action: Fax Secretary ClintonRead our recommendations for the United StatesDownload the full report (PDF, 1.4 MB)Download the high-resolution report (PDF, 9.7 MB)View all maps from the reportRead the press ...
Mar 30, 2010, 12:44am FOR
On January 25, 2005, Sonia Ivette Dueno of the FOR’s Racial, Economic & Gender Justice Program testified on the death penalty to members of the Codes Judiciary and Corrections Committees of the New York State Assembly.Read ...