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Colombia: Barrancabermeja: A city under siege

, Index number: AMR 23/036/1999

This report focuses principally on the paramilitary attack on Barrancabermeja of 16 May 1998 and subsequent paramilitary incursions into the city. It explains the clear connection between paramilitaries groups and the army and the lgovernment failure to fully investigate the attack. It includes a profile of the 25 'disappeared', and killed. It ends with a set of recommendation to the Colombian authorities.

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