Colombia: Fear for safety/Death threats

Colombia: Fear for safety/Death threats

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Index Number: AMR 23/012/2009
Date Published: 25 March 2009
Categories: Colombia

Members of the Colombian armed forces and paramilitaries are continuing to threaten the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó. A 15-year-old female member of the San José de Apartadó Peace Community was the victim of an attempted rape on 14 March, reportedly by members of the XVII Brigade of the Colombian army. The attack happened in a hamlet belonging to the Peace Community, which is located in the north-western Department of Antioquia.


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