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.
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
More information:Front Line Defenders
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URLs (links) of Interest
- Front Line Defenders
- Analisis Urbano
- La Opinion