UA 187/93 - Colombia: death threats / fear for safety: Alfonso Palacio
Community Leader Alfonso Palacio has reportedly been the victim of harassment by the security forces since 1985, when he became the treasurer of the campesino movement in the south of Bolivar department. This action refers to an incident which occurred on 6 May 1993, when soldiers searhced his home and destroyed his property. They reportedly waited several days for him to return to his home but left without capturing him. They reportedly threatened him as they were leaving. AI is concerned for his safety.