WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
5 Dec 2016 | Commentary

WOLA and International Organizations Manifest Their Deep Concern For The Attacks Against Social Leaders

WOLA and other international Civil Society Organizations endorsed a statement this week expressing deep concern about the more than 81 violent actions perpetrated against social leaders after the bilateral cease-fire was declared by the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP on August 26, 2016. These include assassinations, threats, attacks, robberies and harassment among other modalities. The aggressions have intensified dramatically in recent weeks, placing the sustainability of the implementation of the peace agreements at serious risk.

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