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30 Sep 2014

Colombia: Peasant farmers protest against Occidental over alleged land grabbing

Conflicts in the Arauca department between Occidental of Colombia (part of Occidental Petroleum) and indigenous and peasant communities continue to happen in this region impacted by the internal armed conflict. The most recent events refer to complaints by peasant groups that seek to get back lands supposedly taken by the company (in Spanish). [The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Occidental to respond and the response is provided].