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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 Garzón,
I write you concerned for the safety of Danelly Estupiñan, a human rights defender from the Black Community Process (Proceso Comunitario Negro) in Buenaventura.
Danelly has been under surveillance since December 2018, and these activities increased in recent months, after she reported them to the Office of the Prosecutor.
On 6 July 2019, unknown men broke into her home while she was away. This latest incident came as local organizations received reports indicating that a payment for her killing was made.
I urge you to run, at national level, an immediate, thorough and impartial investigation on the surveillance activities against Danelly, the forced entry into her house and the reported payment done for her killing, considering her role as a human rights defender, and identify and stop the attackers that pose any risk to Danelly’s physical and psychological integrity.