Rejecting the killing of G. Acosta and threats against ACIN in Cauca

International Civil Society Organisations express their profound rejection of, and concern for, the murder of Gerson Acosta and the threats against other members of the ACIN

kolko together with 17 more Organisations of Civil Society expresses its profound rejection of, and concern for, the murder of Gerson Acosta and threats against other members of the Northern Cauca Association of Indigenous Councils (ACIN). The statement urges the Colombian government and relevant authorities to take immediate measures to stop killings and attacks against human rights defenders, social leaders, peasant farmers (campesinos), Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities.

Download the joint statement in English and Spanish:

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