• Campaigns

Colombia: Fear for Safety

, Index number: AMR 23/050/2002

Army-backed paramilitaries attempted to kill two trade union activists at around midnight on 3 May, in Yumbo municipality, Valle del Cauca Department. Other municipal employees and trade unionists in Yumbo are in grave danger. Municipality employees Carlos Hernán Sánchez Díaz and Antonio Zamanete active members of the SINTRAMUNICIPO Yumbo trade union, which represents Yumbo's municipal workers. They were shot and wounded reportedly in the Trinidad neighbourhood. .

Choose a language to view report