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Indigenous Communities & Human Rights Defenders Under Siege in Colombia

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 03 (IPS) - On 21 October, I had the honor of addressing the UN Security Council at the annual open debate on Women, Peace and Security. I spoke as a member of Cxhab Wala Kiwe, which means “Great People’s Territory” in the Nasa Yuwe language, also known as ACIN—Association of Indigenous Councils of the North of Cauca—in Colombia.Read the full story, “Indigenous Communities & Human Rights Defenders Under Siege in Colombia”, on globalissues.org →

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 03 (IPS) – On 21 October, I had the honor of addressing the UN Security Council at the annual open debate on Women, Peace and Security. I spoke as a member of Cxhab Wala Kiwe, which means “Great People’s Territory” in the Nasa Yuwe language, also known as ACIN—Association of Indigenous Councils of the North of Cauca—in Colombia.Read the full story, “Indigenous Communities & Human Rights Defenders Under Siege in Colombia”, on globalissues.org →

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