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Displacement, Las Pavas

URGENT PRAYER + Razing of a Plantain Field: A Photo Essay

URGENT PRAYER

We pray for the community of Las Pavas. Today the palm company Aportes San Isidrio began to plant palm on the campesino’s land, despite it being illegal. Community members laid in front of the company’s tractors to prevent them from entering. More details are coming. We ask you to lift up prayers for protection and strength.

Razing of a Plantain Field: A Photo Essay by Tim Nafzinger was previously published on The Mennonite

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About CPT Colombia

CPT (Christian Peacemaker Teams) Colombia is an International organization seeking to be allies for and partner with communities who are threatened with displacement and violence. We try to support their initiatives to promote justice and peace and their resistance to attempts by those who oppress them and seek to dispossess them of their land, culture and livelihoods.

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