Eduardo Alarcón Diaz

Eduardo Alarcón Diaz, died after two men on a motorcycle intercepted him and shot him four times, in the head and chest.

The crime occurred while he was working his own land. In 2009, Eduardo was the target of a shooting attempt, and since then had received several threats.

Eduardo Alarcón, was the son of a recognized community leader. In 2009, his brother José Miler Alarcón was also shot to death.

Eduardo is survived by his wife and two children.

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Date of Killing:14/08/2014

Previous Threats:Yes

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:Comité Permanente por la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos

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

Sector Detail:Land Rights, Peasant Communities

More information:Front Line Defenders

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