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Human rights defenders working with forcibly displaced people in Barrancabermeja, Northern
Colombia, received three death threats from paramilitaries on 13 and 14 May.
The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, received a
text message telling her that her mother had been killed.
Paramilitaries have threatened to kill six members of the Inter-Church Justice and Peace Commission, a NGO operating in Colombia.
Members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were threatened with a massacre in the context of increased paramilitary presence in the area.