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Colombia: Fear for safety/disappearanace

, Index number: AMR 23/030/1999

There is serious concern for the safety of 12 people, including community leaders, abducted from the "Peace Communities" (Communidades de Paz) of Villahermosa and Clavellino by paramilitaries on 7 April 1999. Their whereabouts are now unknown, but national paramililitary leader Carlos Castaño has reportedly acknowledged that his forces are holding them.

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