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Colombia: Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 23/043/2006

José Humberto Torres Díaz, a lawyer working for the non-governmental human rights organization Committee of Solidarity with Political Prisoners (Fundación Comité de Solidaridad con los Presos Políticos, FCSPP), in the northern city of Barranquilla, department of Atlántico, has reportedly been kept under surveillance by unknown individuals, and his name has appeared on documents belonging to army-backed paramilitaries. His life may be in danger.

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