Dialogue should be advanced to resolve the issue of military presence in indigenous territories in northern Cauca, Colombia

By | 9 August, 2012

james anayaGeneva (9 August 2012) The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, issued a public statement calling on the Government of Colombia to advance in the process of dialogue recently initiated with indigenous authorities in the northern part of the Department of Cauca to address the military presence in Nasa territory among other matters. He stressed the need for the process of dialogue to adhere to international standards regarding the rights indigenous peoples.

Read the complete text of the declaration and the press release (Spanish).