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Stop the intimidation of anti-mining protesters in Peru!

By DJPC Program Director
Yamacooha Lake protest

DJPC joins over 50 groups in signing statement opposing intimidation and forced displacement of mining protesters in Peru   Monsignor Cabrejos and Father Garatea listen to the demands of the population of Cajamarca at Namococha lake. Photo: Jonas Hulsens/CATAPA  Click here for complete statement. See complete story by Payat Sampal of EARTHWORKS: EARTHWORKS blog   Denver… »

DJPC’S MineWatch is in the media!

By Mine Watch Intern

Rick Clifford’s commentary “Another water battle to keep an eye on” appears in the Boulder Weekly on August 1, 2013. Telemundo Denver covers the Global Day of Action Against Open-Pit Mining rally on the Capitol steps on July 22,… »

“The Conga Mine, Peru” report by Robert E. Moran, PhD

By DJPC Program Director

Read “The Conga Mine, Peru:  Comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Related Issues” by Robert E. Moran, Phd. by clicking here and waiting a few seconds for it to download: Peru Conga REM Rept English March… »

Honduras: correspondents return with shocking testimonies

By DJPC Program Director

DJPC’s 2012 Salon Discussion Series presents Irene Rodriguez of KGNU’s Early Morning Report and Honduras correspondent for Free Speech Radio News and Margie Thompson independent journalist with ESCRIBANA and Associate Professor of international & intercultural communication at Denver University on “HONDURAS: correspondents return with shocking testimonies” Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:00 – 9:00 PM at… »

Paz – Peace

By DJPC Program Director

Wishing you peace from the Denver Justice & Peace Committee * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Deseándoles la paz por parte del Comité de Justicia y Paz de… »

Thanks for the Holiday Potluck!

By DJPC Program Director

Thanks to all who helped make DJPC’s Holiday Potluck so much fun (and delicious) last Friday,  December 16th.  The company was great, as were the food and decorations!  We were honored by Julio Cochoy’s visit and personal testimony of healing after the genocide in Guatemala.  And for those who missed the party,  here are the… »

¡Mil Gracias! A Thousand Thanks!

By DJPC Program Director

DO YOU REMEMBER HOW THANKSGIVING BEGAN? THE DENVER JUSTICE & PEACE COMMITTEE thanks all our members and supporters who work with us to defend human rights in the Americas, particularly the rights of indigenous peoples. ¡MIL GRACIAS!  A THOUSAND THANKS! — Denver Justice & Peace Committee P.O. Box 12403 Denver, Colorado 80212 USA Tel. 303-623-1463… »

Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements passed by House and Senate

By DJPC Program Director

On Wednesday, October 13th, the Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements, opposed by the Denver Justice & Peace Committee (DJPC), were passed in both the House and Senate. Despite corruption and major human rights violations in Colombia and Panama, President Barack Obama said passage of the agreements was “a major win for American workers and… »

Join us on Facebook!

By Denver Justice & Peace Committee

DJPC has converted it’s group to a page–the only thing we can’t convert is our membership! For updates on peace and justice issues throughout Latin America, “like” our page at… »

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