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Colombia: Fear for Safety

, Index number: AMR 23/037/2006

Enrique Petro and members of Afro-descendant communities in the Jiguamiandó and Curvaradó River Basins in Chocó department have reportedly received death threats from army-backed paramilitaries operating in the area. This coincides with reports that paramilitaries are stepping up their activity throughout the north of Chocó including nearby Cacarica River Basin, where communities are also at risk.

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