U'wa Community Opposes Reparation of Oil Pipeline on their Land

April 19, 2014

The indigenous U'wa community is opposed to the reparation of the oil pipeline tube that was installed 30 years ago. Since it was installed on the reservation more than a thousand attacks have occurred causing serious damage to our people. In the last attack March 25th of this year, an U'wa sister lost her son because of the explosion and other U'w relatives were badly affected. Today we rise to say enough. Mobilization U'wa for the defense of our territory, life and culture."

El pueblo indigena uwa, se opone rotundamente a la reparacion del tubo, a transcurrido 30 años desde que este instalo dentro del resguardo unido uwa legalmente constituido, y mas de mil atentados ocasionando graves daños a nuestro pueblo, en el ultimo atentado el dia 25 de marzo del presente año una hermana u´wa perdio su hijo a causa de la explosion y otros hermanos quedaron gravemente afectados. hoy nos levantamos para decir basta. gran movilizacion u´wa por la defensa de nuestro territorio, vida, cultura.

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