Saturday, December 11, 2010
Allegations shed light on Uribe administration’s dirty political culture - Colombia news | Colombia Reports
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Alvaro Uribe, former Colombian president, a man tainted by corruption and scandal, with close links to his country's drug cartels and paramilitary death squads, responsible for murdering thousands of trade unionists, campesinos, human rights workers, journalists, and others opposing Colombia's narco-state terrorism and ties to US imperialism.
James Petras accused him of conducting "a scorched earth policy (against)
Human Rights First accused him and his administration of calling human rights activists "terrorist sympathizers and have insinuated that illicit connections exist between human rights NGOs and illegal armed groups."
rmer UN Human Rights Rapporteur, Margaret Sekaggya, visited Colombia in September 2009, then reported in March 2010 on the "Stigmatization (of human rights activists) by public officials and non-State actors; their illegal surveillance by State intelligence services; their arbitrary arrest and detention; their judicial harassment; raids (against their) premises and theft of information," ordered by Uribe, calling them:
-- "rent-a-mobs at terrorism's service who cowardly wave the human rights flag;
-- human rights traffickers;
-- charlatans of human rights;
-- bandits' colleagues; and
-- (the) intellectual front (for) FARC" resistance fighters.
Contemptuous of human rights, international law and justice, his appointment destroys the commission's credibility, guaranteeing bias and whitewash. It's results will be announced in mid-September.
Sunday, August 1, 2010
Saturday, July 17, 2010
This dialog occurred in an encounter between Narco-dictator Alvaro Uribe Velez and his Master the Spanish King:
Uribe: "My Lord and My King, I'd like to apologise for those terrorists that declared the independence of Colombia exactly 200 years ago. It was a great tragedy for us all."