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Biodiesel Blues

Published: July 6, 2010, Author: JayTaber

The Constitutional Court of Colombia will soon sentence investors, paramilitary, and army members involved in arson and murder of indigenous peoples in order to establish a biodiesel refinery and plantation on their land. Meanwhile, the Colombian Interior Ministry remains hostile to observance of international law respecting indigenous rights. Resolution of the longstanding dispute between the Colombian state and its original nations will likely end up before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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