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Pressure for justice: GM dealership visits
Hold GM accountable for labor rights violations in Colombia by delivering a letter to your local GM dealership Jan 14-29 during the Detroit Auto Show.
Standing with Striking GM Workers on International Human Rights Day!
Hold GM accountable for labor rights violations in Colombia by taking action in support of workers on hunger strike.
Colombian activist featured on PBS coming to the Great Lakes this fall
Francia Marquez, an Afro-Colombian activist featured on PBS, will visit the Great Lakes states of IL, IN, OH and MI from October 29 to November 14. Contact Witness for Peace to host her in your community.
Stop Mining Company's Land Grab in Colombia
In recent weeks, a notice was hung at a town hall advising the Afro-Colombian community of Roche that their land would be expropriated so that Cerrejón—one of the world´s largest open-pit coal mines—could expand its operations. Take action now to stop this expropriation.
Urgent Action: Colombian union leaders in danger
Take action to stand up for Colombian union leaders facing death threats. Unionists have received over 500 death threats resulting in 29 assassinations in just over a year.
Set the record straight on Obama's trip to Colombia
The press coverage of President Obama's recent trip Colombia for the Summit of the Americas was very one-sided. Now you can help set the record straight in just a minute by sending a letter to the editor through the WFP online action center.
Victory for Martha!
Five years ago, members of the U.S.-backed Colombian army killed Jose Giraldo, an innocent farmer. His daughter Martha risked her life seeking justice. Her risk has finally paid off.
Secretary of State Clinton: Protect Human Rights and Halt Funding for Killers in Colombia
Witness for Peace calls on the State Department to suspend all military assistance to the Colombian armed forces.
Letter to the U.S. Ambassador to Colombia: Close the SOA
The Colombia-based Witness for Peace International Team delivered an open letter urging the U.S. Ambassador to Colombia to advocate for the closure of the School of the Americas.
Tell Congress to Stop Displacing Colombians
Nearly 5 million Colombians have been displaced. Yet, our government continues to send more in military aid than in humanitarian aid to Colombia, assisting the perpetrators more than the victims. Help us inundate Congress with calls and emails for policies that would alleviate, not exacerbate, Colombia's crisis.