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Defender of Indigenous Peoples’ rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since.
Members of the armed forces have threatened to “exterminate” the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó in northwestern Colombia.
Trade union leader José Onofre Esquivel Luna was in a car in Medellín, northwest Colombia on 16 June, when two men started shooting at him. His safety is at risk.
An employee of a company claiming ownership of La Europa farm, in Northern Colombia, shot at Andrés Narvaéz Reyes, a leader of the peasant farmers living on the farm.