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Colombia: Further information on Fear for Safety, Inhabitants of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

, Index number: AMR 23/081/2001

Paramilitary gunmen, backed by the army, are continuing to threaten forcibly displaced communities who have returned to their lands in the departments of Chocó and Antioquia unless they once again abandon the region. Most recently the Peace Community of Natividad de María has come under attack. A group of paramilitaries rounded up the inhabitants and accused them of being guerilla sympathisers, and threatened to kill them.

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