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Human Rights and Mining in Northern Colombia
November 12, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aníbal Pérez is the President of ASOTRED-Puerto (Asociacion de Trabajadores Enfermos de Drummond). He has been a vocal critic of hazardous environmental practices in Colombia and is also a champion of labor rights. He will be speaking from his experience as an organizer for worker and environmental rights in northeastern Colombia. Presented by Witness for Peace Southeast. Sponsored by UNC Department of Romance Languages, the Institute for the Study of the Americas, and the Center for Global Initiatives.