Wilson Pérez Ascanio

Wilson Pérez Ascanio was a human rights defender, social leader, and member of the Movement for the Popular Constituent (Movimiento por la Constituyente Popular, MCP). On 5 January 2019, he was shot by unidentified armed men on a motorcycle in Hacarí, Norte de Santander. He was transferred to a nearby hospital in La Playa de Belén, but died in the early hours of 6 January 2019.

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Department/Province/State:Norte de Santander



Date of Killing:05/01/2019

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Social leader

Organisation:Movimiento por la Consiituyente Popular - MPC

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

Sector Detail:Citizens' rights, Elections

More information:Front Line Defenders

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