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UA 185/94 - Colombia: possible "disappearance" / fear for safety: Rafael Benitez Orrego, Nelson Benitez Orrego

, Index number: AMR 23/040/1994

Rafael Benitez Orrego and his brother Nelson, have not been seen since they were violently abducted by armed on men on 5 May 1994 in the town of Dabeiba, Uraba region, Antioquia department. Both are active members of the Colombian Communist Party (PCC). Their abductors reportedly identified themselves as members of a paramilitary group known as the "The Professionals", "Los Profesionales". There is serious concern for the two men's safety.

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