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Colombia: "Disappearance"/Extrajudicial Executions

, Index number: AMR 23/104/2001

Paramilitary gunmen raided the hamlet of Puerto Lajas on 4 October and abducted nearly 50 people, including a number of small children. They have reportedly executed several of them, and the rest are in grave danger. Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of the people of Puerto Lajas, municipality of El Tarra.

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