Miguel Angel Bautista Martinez

Miguel Angel, a 30-year-old old community leader was killed while working on an estate in Catatubo, Colombia, when two unidentified individuals shot Miguel Angel from a distance before killing him with machetes.

The area of Tibu has been marked by a series of violent murders, claiming two others. The region is subjected to armed conflict between paramilitary groups that are known to be attacking local community and community leaders.


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Department/Province/State:Norte de Santander



Date of Killing:20/05/2018

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:Junta de Acción Comunal Local

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:Civil and Political Rights, ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Land Rights, Peasant Communities

More information:Front Line Defenders

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