Trade Union Activists Murdered In Colombia

Peace talks in Colombia between the government and FARC, the left wing armed resistance movement, are reaching a stage where a peace process should develop. People are therefore campaigning for progress and a successful outcome. They want a framework where social progress, civil rights and progress against poverty can be made by peaceful campaigns. This was shown on 9th March 2013, when hundreds of thousands of people marched in support of the peace talks in the ‘March for Peace with Social Justice’.

The support for peace has worried reactionaries who feel threatened by the mobilization of civil society and in particular the trade unions. Two teacher trade unionists, Elisabeth Gutierrez and Leonardo Garcia Morera and an agricultural union member Gustavo Pinzo were murdered recently by hired killers. Over 2,500 Trade Unionists have been murdered in Colombia in the last 20 years by right wing death squads aided by government security forces. The success of the march has also led to government accusations that the march was financed by FARC.

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http://www.justiceforcolombia.org/

 

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