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Sr. Fabio Espitia Garzón
Fiscal General de la Nación
Diagonal 22B No. 52-01 Bogotá, D. C.,
57(1) 570 20 00 – 57(1) 414 90 00
Email: [email protected]
Dear Fiscal General,
I am writing on the recent security incidents affecting Human Rights Defender Danelly Estupiñan, in Buenaventura, who is facing constant surveillance by unidentified men since December 2018. Danelly has reported these incidents to the Office of the Prosecutor, but its lack of action led to a recent alarming increase in the surveillance from one to two occasions during the day and from being only at her home to all places she visits.
I urge you to initiate a prompt, impartial and thorough investigation into the surveillance against Danelly Estupiñan, taking into account her role as a human rights defender and a gender-sensible perspective to look after her security. I also urge you to coordinate with the appropriate authorities to ensure that an enabling environment is created so she continues her brave human rights work.