Center for International Stabilization & Recovery

CISR envisions a world where people can build peaceful and prosperous futures free from the repercussions of conflict and disaster.

We help communities affected by conflict and trauma through innovative and reliable research, training, information exchange, and direct services such as:

Mine Risk Education
Peer Support
Management Training
Scientific Research
Who I Follow

Rural Colombians trapped between FARC and the government march to demand justice. One of their grievances is landmine use.

5,000 peasants marched in protest of the FARC's use of landmines and government abuses in Colombia’s southern Putumayo department. reported local media Friday.

Organizers said the general goal of the march was to seek a solution to the armed conflict that has plagued the department since the 1960s.

The protesters demanded the attention of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon in order to find a solution to the department’s ongoing violence.

Read more…