Colombia: Fear for safety / extrajudicial execution

Colombia: Fear for safety / extrajudicial execution

Index Number: AMR 23/072/1997
Date Published: 13 October 1997
Categories: Americas, Colombia

Julio Alberto Montoya Ruiz, killed; Ramon Uran, Alonso Montoya, Jaime Montoya, Honorio Uran, Marina Rivera and the inhabitants of the village of Argelia: Julio Alberto Montoya Ruiz was abducted and killed by a paramilitary group which raided the village of Argelia in the department of Choco. Ramon Uran was also abducted but managed to escape. The paramilitary group beat other villagers and threatened them with death. Amnesty International is gravely concerned for the safety of the inhabitants of Argelia.

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