José Rafael Solano was a human rights defender, president of the Community Action Board (Junta de Acción Comunal) and social leader. At 5pm on 4 January 2019, unidentified armed men shot him dead in front of his house, between the municipalities of Zaragoza and Caucasia, in Bajo Cauca, Antioquia. His family witnessed the crime.
José Rafael Solano
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Date of Killing:04/01/2019
Previous Threats:No information
Type of Work:Community leader
Organisation:Junta de Accion Communal
Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights
Sector Detail:Citizens' rights
More information:Front Line Defenders
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- Analisis Urbano
- Kien y Ke
- Caracol Noticias