David Alexis Narváez

David Alexis Narváez was killed on the 8th of February 2018 in Tarazá, Antioquia. He was one of the regional leaders of the substitution of the illegal crops’ programme. The authorities say that the members of the AGC might have been involved in the crime.

According to the police investigation, a group of armed men came to the LA Pipola village (El Doce region) and broke into Narváez’s house, while he was having a family gathering and fired weapons several times.

Before the killing occurred, el Proceso Social de Garantías had petitioned the Columbian government and the Armed Forces for protection of the Taraza community, as many have people started to leave the region due to armed conflicts.


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Date of Killing:08/02/2018

Previous Threats:Yes

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:Programa Integral de Sustitución de Cultivos

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

Sector Detail:Land Rights, Peasant Communities

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