Colombia: Protect Human Rights Organization at Risk: ADISPA

On 10 February, a civil society organization received a verified report of an ongoing plan to kill or displace Association for the Integral and Sustainable Development of the Amazonian Pearl (ADISPA) members, an organization protecting the rights of hundreds of peasants (campesinos) in the Putumayo region (South West). The plan would entail the deployment of the armed group called “Border Command” that are threatening the communities in the area to subordinate their activities to the armed group’s will or leave their territories if they refuse. We demand authorities to provide ADISPA with collective protection measures in consultation with them.

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