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Colombia: Former mayor killed ahead of elections

, Index number: AMR 23/2698/2015

Benicio Flor Belalcazar, the former mayor of Suárez Municipality, who had been active in the current local election campaign was killed by two armed men. His wife survived the attack but there are concerns for the safety of members of their community and candidates in local and regional elections, scheduled to take place on 25 October.

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