April 29, 2016

Colombia: Guarantee Safety of Afro-descendant Leaders (UA 93/16)


 
Several Afro-descendant leaders from Cauca Department have been threatened as they continue their campaign in favour of their territorial rights and against illegal mining.
 
1) Please write immediately in Spanish or your own language:
  • Expressing concern for those named above and for other community leaders of La Toma, and calling on the authorities to take all measures deemed appropriate to guarantee their safety;
  • Calling on them to undertake full and impartial