Hernando Jose Molina

Hernando José Molina was one of the signatories of the 2006 Peace Agreement and a member of the Associación de Mineros de Montecristo (Association of Miners of Montecristo) in the state of Bolívar.

On 7 August, 2020, he was shot dead as he was having a meal with friends in Minapiojo, a remote rural area of Bolívar. He left the table to go to the bathroom when he was approached by the gunman who shot him once in the head. He died immediately.

It is believed that the killing was carried out by members of the ELN.

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Date of Killing:07/08/2020

Type of Work:Social leader

Organisation:Asociación de Mineros de Montecristo

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

Sector Detail:Citizens' rights, Extractive industries/Mega projects, Peace Building

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URLs (links) of Interest
Fotografía.- Hoy Diario del Magdalena, “ELN asesinó a magdalenense”, Hoy Diario del Magdalena, 9 de agosto 2020.
Programa Somos Defensores
HOY - Diario del Magdalena
La Cuarta Via
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