Paramilitary death threats aganist community organsiations and demobilising guerrillas

News from Colombia | on: Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Aheramigua (Association of Agroecological and Mining Organisations of Guacomó) reports that a paramilitary group, self-nominated AGC (Autodefensas Gaitanistas) of Bajo Cauca, distributed pamphlets with death threats against the Bagre community in Antioquia.

Likewise, the ANZORC (National Association of Peasant Farmer Reserve Zone) denounced death threats from “Urabeños” paramilitary group by WhatsApp messages where they declared “military objective” to the demobilising guerrillas. ANZORC denounced also the generalised and systematic attacks against the life of social leaders in different regions of Colombia. ANZORC stated that “they are killing us” and “we do not want more deaths”.

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