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Parent Article: Colombia: U'wa people reject oil exploitation in Kera Chikara (english)
Only thing in the middle of the road is Dead (english)
10 Mar 2003
The U'Wa are wonderful, as are the communities of peace in Colombia, but they are terribly misguided if they are sincere. Unless the elite in COlombia are driven from the country forever there will be no U'wa and no peace in Colombia. Colombia is the scene of the greatest effort at non-violence in the history of the western hemisphere and pronbably the world - over 300,000 people have died - don't believe the numbers put out by timid human rights groups like HRW. Non-violence in Colombiua had been a dismal and dumbingly deceitful failure.

For anyone to continue to send peace, labor and human rights workers to their death is a crime. Only violence could ever have worked in Colombia at least since Galan was defeated in 1982 - and then killed by the US-backed Carlos Castano in 1988.

The liberal and alternative news media in the US and UK are to blame for the deaths of thousands of people because they are too brainwashed and oportunist to support the FARC and ELN guerrilla groups. Forty percent of the leftwing guerrillas are women and about a quarter are indigenous - almost all the fighters are poor peasants. Where are the women's groups, the pesant groups and the indigenous groups who should be backing the guerrillas - if not recruiting and joining them???

Labor unions in the US are so corrupt and evil that they don't hardly raise a wimper at the fact that more union people are killed in Colombia each year than in the rest of the world - no wonder many US unions support the rightwing unions in Venezuela too!

The Farc and the ELN are the greatest heros of the western hemisphere and they will onedy win. Activists who ignore reality are traitors and just plane trash. Check out the guerrilla struggle - soon we all will be fighting the USA Empire and its death squads - then we will be sorry that we were duped for so long - long Live the U'wa and long live the revolutionary indigenous guerrillas who fight for a new Colombia!
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