Trade unionist assassinated in Valle del Cauca

News from Colombia | on: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Another social leader has been assassinated in Colombia. Mario Andrés Calle was the president of the Peasant Farmers Association of the department of Valle del Cauca and a member of the FENSUAGRO, the agricultural workers' union. He was also a member of the Patriotic March.

On Saturday 13th May Mario's mother heard gunshots and calls for help outside the family home. She then found Mario lying on the floor with three gunshot wounds. He was only 40 years old.

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