Joiner Yesid Velásquez Rodríguez

There was dismay in the municipality of Pailitas, south of Cesar, due to the murder of a young man, aged 18, inside his home.

Joiner Yesid Velásquez Rodríguez, was killed with a firearm after a man attacked him 6 times, all while the 18-year-old was in the living room of his home.

Although people tried to help him the serious injuries caused his death.

As a result of this situation, the community is dismayed, because the 18-year-old was an outstanding student, considering that lately he had been the top student in the Educational Institution Our Lady of El Carmen. He was also a student representative and had advocated for student rights. .

Pailitas judicial police authorities are on the trail of the person responsible for this bloody act.

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Date of Killing:17/06/2018

Previous Threats:No information

Organisation:Student representative and youth leader of the Torcorama neighbourhood

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

Sector Detail:Citizens' rights, Right to Eduction/Student Rights

More information:Front Line Defenders

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