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Past Campaigns

Stop the FTA!


In response to the concerns of Colombian social organisations and trade unions JFC led a Europe-wide campaign to stop the EU-Colombia FTA. Although the treaty was passed by the EU, as a result largely of JFC campaigning the bill was significantly delayed, included additional human rights elements and the entire European Labour Party voted against the bill.

See here for TUC statement on EU-Colombia Free Trade deal.

End British Military Aid to Colombia!


JFC campaigned to end British military support for the Colombian security forces. Although military cooperation continues between Britain and Colombia, in 2009 some elements of the military cooperation was ended by the then Labour government due to the human rights concerns.

See here for a Guardian article on British military aid to Colombia.

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