Are they naive or stupid? The Danish clothing company Fighters and Lovers make T-shirts to raise funds for the communist guerrilla group FARC in Colombia. The FARC are no sweet Robin Hoods. They kill, kidnap, recruit child soldiers and extort money, not only from the rich, also from the poor. Don’t those Danish boys and girls know that? Have they ever met a landmine victim? Have they ever been in Colombia? (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Awa’
The nicest news in Colombia yesterday: a guerrilla girl of the smaller guerrilla group ELN puts to sleep her commander with a herb called ‘tunda’ and escapes with 14 other fighters.
‘Colombia es pasión’ is the slogan they use to promote the country. When I am in a cynical mood, I add ‘para matar’. In short, Colombia is passion to kill. In this country people are killed because thy don’t want to hand over their cell phone to a thief. They are killed because they (supposedly) cooperate with the guerrilla, the army or the paramilitaries (Look at my post about the Awá). Or they are killed because they are poor. (more…)