In Cauca, a mountainous region in Colombia’s Pacific southwest, two extraordinary Afro-Colombian women are fighting to hold onto the gold-rich land that has sustained their community through small-scale mining for centuries. Clemencia Carabali and Francia Marquez are part of a powerful network of female leaders who found that in wartime women can organize more freely than men.
The video starts with a brief discussion on the crisis at Syria. After that it analyses the call for the Colombian Army and the FARC to exit the territory of the indigenous populations. This indigenous people are exhausted with war and refuse to continue being caught in cross fire between the army and the guerrilla.
As Colombian peace talks begins a group of experts is called to analyze the first peace dialogue and the future of Colombia. They also analyze what will happen to the areas of the country that have historically been dominated by FARC.
Why pursue transitional justice in the aftermath of massive human rights violations? "The Case for Justice" provides a window into the debate about the relevance of transitional justice in today's world.
Several NGOs and members of the Colombian civil Society do a pilgrimage for peace in order to protest for the state´s violence against them. Several civil society resistance groups go throughout the country telling their story and trying to get peace and justice.
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