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    Life and Death in Buenaventura: A Continuing Story of Forced Displacement

    Para la versión en español, haz clic aquí.

    Written by Pendle Marshall-Hallmark, FOR Peace Presence accompanier, 2/17/2017

    The day I arrived in Colombia to begin my new position as an international human rights accompanier, the decaying, mangled bodies of Afro-Colombian community activis Emilsen Manyoma Mosquera and her partner Joe Javier Rodallega were found on the outskirts of their Buenaventura neighborhood. A few days prior, the couple had been kidnapped by a group of people allegedly pertaining to one of the strongest neo-paramilitary drug-trafficking groups in the country, called “Los Urabeños“.

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    Emilsen Manyoma Mosquera, prominent human rights activist in Buenaventura, was kidnapped and then killed.


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