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Further information on UA 356/94 (AMR 23/74/94, 27 September) - Colombia: fear of "disappearance" / fear for safety: Alvaro Rodriguez Carvajal, Alvaro Arevalo, Tomas Diaz Hurtado; and new name: Italo Rodriguez Carvajal

, Index number: AMR 23/087/1994

Italo Rodriguez is believed to be in grave danger following the discovery on 27 September of the bodies of his brother Alvaro Rodriguez Carvajal and friends Alvaro Arevalo and Tomas Diaz Hurtado. Their detention by police intelligence agents was witnessed on 15 September 1994 in the town of Barranquilla, Atlantico department. Since the discovery of the bodies, F-2 agents have reportedly been searching for Italo Rodriguez in the homes of his relatives and friends, and issuing death threats against him.

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