Mario Alexi Tarache Pérez

Mario Alexi Tarache Pérez, president of the Community Action Board (JAC) of Vereda Arenitas de San Luis de Palenque (Casanare), received twelve shoots moments before entering his home in that same municipality on Sunday, 10 January 2016.

The 36-year-old civic leader and open critic of oil policy, died on Thursday, January 14, after staying in the Intensive Care Unit of Yopal Hospital (Casanare).

The death of Mario Alexi happens in the region of Casarne and two months after the murder of Daniel Abril, leader of the Civic Committee for Human Rights of Meta and member of MOVICE – Movement of Victims of State Crimes.

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Date of Killing:14/01/2016

Previous Threats:No information

Organisation:Junta de Acción Comunal (JAC) de la vereda Arenitas de San Luis de Palenque

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

Sector Detail:Environmental Rights, Land Rights, Peasant Communities

More information:Front Line Defenders

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