Hermisul Larraonda Rendón

Colombian human rights defender Iver Larraonda, also known as Hermisul, was president of the Community Action Board of the Los Alpes neighbourhood in the town of Orito, Putumayo. He was 33 years old. Iver was murdered in a park in front of the mayor’s office. According to human rights organizations, armed individuals came to the park and shot him several times.

Despite his youth, Iver had become an important leader and was loved and respected for his work on behalf of the community.


Based on original reports by TeleSur and Resumen Colombia

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Date of Killing:02/03/2018

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:local Community Action Board | Junta de Acción Comunal local

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:Civil and Political Rights, ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Human rights movement

More information:Front Line Defenders

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