Jose Jair Orozco

In Valle del Cauca, two men shot community leader and housing activist José Jair Orozco in the doorway of his home last Thursday. Human rights groups have been sounding the alarm over the mounting violence against activists in Colombia. At least 16 activists were murdered so far this year, according to a local research and advocacy group.

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Department/Province/State:Valle del Cauca



Date of Killing:30/01/2019

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:Junta de Vivienda Comunitaria

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

Sector Detail:Citizens' rights, Housing Rights

More information:Front Line Defenders

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