Urgent Action update: Woman attacked for seeking justice for son

On 11 January, two unidentified men in a motorbike shot three times at the car in which Alfamir Castillo was, in a rural area of the municipality of Pradera, Valle del Cauca Department, southern Colombia. Alfamir Castillo was with her husband and two bodyguards granted by the National Protection Unit and were not injured. Alfamir Castillo has faced several threats and attacks for years as she is seeking justice for the unlawful killing of her son by members of the Colombian armed forces.


Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in Spanish or English to:


Attorney General
Mr. Nestor Humberto Martínez
Diagonal 22B No. 52-01
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Email: contacto@fiscalia.gov.co
Salutation: Dear Attorney General


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR NESTOR OSORIO, Embassy of Colombia, 3 Hans Crescent SW1X 0LN, 020 7589 9177 / 020 7589 5037, Fax 020 7581 1829, clondres@cancilleria.gov.co, www.colombianembassy.co.uk Salutation: Your Excellency

Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.


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