TOPIC Sinaltrainal

For over 30 years the Columbian Trade Union for Food Sinaltrainal has tried to defend against the increasing assaults made by transnational corporations, above all Coca-Cola. The price to pay was 9 murdered Coca-Cola unionists, 12 murdered Nestlè unionists as well as permanent death threats, abduction threats and attempts at intimidation by the ultra-right paramilitary. In 2002 Sinaltrainal initiated the International Campaign against Coca-Cola to bring attention to the persecution. The campaign was picked up and supported by social movements worldwide. It was resumed in September 2007.

Homicide attempt

snippets // german  // 1,53 Min // 28.09.2004  // Hits: 612

Gonzalo Quijano, functionary of Sinaltrainal, reports on how he was tortured and how he just barely escaped an assassination attempt. The killer who was to murder him was caught by the neighbours and delivered to the police. One year after he more ...

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