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    Murder in Buenaventura of human rights defender Emilsen Manyoma, of the CONPAZ network and leader of the Bajo Calima Community Council, together with her partner Joe Javier Rodallega.

    Bogotá, 19th January 2017

    We wish to share with you our profound sadness and concern over the recent murder in Buenaventura of Emilsen Manyoma, human rights defender with the CONPAZ network and leader of the Bajo Calima Community Council, which we have been accompanying both with the Inter-church Justice and Peace Commission and CONPAZ.

    Although the events in question are still under investigation, the Inter-church Justice and Peace Commission has reported that her body, together with that of her partner Joe Javier Rodallega, was found lifeless at dawn on 17th January in El Progreso neighbourhood of commune 10 in Buenaventura, with her neck slit and multiple stab wounds. Different sources suggest that both had been picked up on Saturday night in a taxi which took them to Las Palmas neighbourhood, where contact with them was lost.


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