Honoring Colombia’s Victims and Human Rights Defenders

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF), U.S. Office on Colombia, AFRODES USA, Jesuit Refugee Services USA, Black Communities’ Process International Working Group (PCN-IWG), Amazon Watch, Peace Brigades International, TransAfrica and Center for International Policy invite you to:
 
Honoring Colombia’s Victims and Human Rights Defenders:
An Afternoon in Solidarity with Colombia
 
¡Las Victimas y los Desplazados en Colombia SÍ Existen!

December 20, 2011 
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 
Screening of Contravía's Documentary on the Return of Displaced Campesinos to Las Pavas, Bolívar
Location: Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) (1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 400)
 
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
 
Discussion on Protecting the Rights of Victims
 and the Work of Human Rights Defenders in Colombia
Location: Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) (1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 400)
 
Featuring: Hollman Morris
Director of Contravía and Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED)
 
Lisa Haugaard
Executive Director, Latin America Working Group
Participant in the International Verification Mission on Human Rights Defenders
 
Marino Cordoba
Founder, National Association of Displaced Afro-Colombians (AFRODES)
 
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 
Vigil for Colombia’s Victims
Location: Q Street Exit of Dupont Circle Metro
 
Please RSVP to Anthony Dest at adest@wola.org