Colombia: Disappearances / Fear for safety / Extrajudicial executions

Colombia: Disappearances / Fear for safety / Extrajudicial executions

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Index Number: AMR 23/034/1998
Date Published: 18 May 1998
Categories: Americas, Colombia

Alfredo RUIZ, Fernando ARDILA LANDÍNEZ, José REYNEL CAMPOS ARÉVALO, Enrique MONCADA VILLAMIZAR, Melquicedec SALAMANCA QUINTERO, Carlos Arturo ADAIS PRADA, José Octavio OSORIO, Giovanni HERRERA, David TRIANA( 19), Ramiro LONDOÑO Leen DUARTE (15), Luis Fernando SUÁREZ, Juan de Jesús VALDIVIESO PABÓN, Julio CRISTANCHO, Wilfredo USEDA PÉREZ, Daniel CAMPOS PÉREZ (19), Carlos ESCOBAR PÉREZ (17), Gary de Jesús PINEDO RANGEL, José Libardo LONDOÑO AVENDAÑO, Luis Enrique CABALLERO ROMERO, Wilson PACHECO QUIROZ, Diego Fernando OCHOA LÓPEZ, Alejandra María OCHOA LÓPEZ, Oswaldo Enrique VÁSQUEZ QUINTERO, Ender GONZÁLEZ BAENA, Oscar Leonel BARRERA SANTA, Robert WELL GORDILLO, Jaime YESID RODRÍGUEZ (16) and Juan Carlos RODRÍGUEZ. There is serious concern for the safety of the above people living in Barrancabermeja town, following a paramilitary incursion into the districts of Nueve de Abril, El Campín, El Campestre and María Eugenia on 16 May 1998. During the attack several people were killed and more than 30 others were abducted. The fate of those named above is not known. There are also fears for the safety of members of the human rights organization CREDHOS who have received threats from the paramilitaries


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