César Arturo Díaz Tapasco

César Arturo Díaz Tapasco, 33 years old, and his parents Serafín Díaz Guevara, 60 years old, and María Gabriela Tapasco Bueno, 52 years old were shot dead by a group of armed men near the Educational Institution of the San Lorenzo Reservoir (Riosucio), by the exit to the path Llanogrande.

The massacre occurred at 10:30pm in a house near the school. The victims were killed with a firearm, according to the authorities’ report. Initial investigations suggested that the immediate motive was robbery.

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Date of Killing:23/11/2018

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Teacher

Organisation:Colegio Mixto San Lorenzo,

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Right to Eduction/Student Rights

More information:Front Line Defenders

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