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Colombia: "You are going to die": Death threats against members of SINTRAEMCALI.

, Index number: AMR 23/030/2003

In recent years members of the Sindicato de Trabajadores de las Empresas Municipales de Cali, SINTRAEMCALI, Cali Municipal Service Workers Trade Union, have been subject to repeated death threats and attacks carried out by army-backed paramilitary groups. This campaign of threats is taking place at a time when SINTRAEMCALI in Valle del Cauca Department has been campaigning against the privatization of Cali's electricity, water, sewage and telecommunications utilities.

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