On January 7, Aldemar was assassinated by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on the route from El Hatillo to La Loma in broad daylight. He was a community leader and active trade unionist, until recently employed in the mine of Colombian Natural Resources (CNR). He leaves his wife and three children behind.
The murder of Aldemar is not an isolated incident. ... →
Human Rights Violations in Columbia
The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) has filed a law suit against the multinational Nestlé at a court in Switzerland. On 10 September 2005, the Columbian unionist Luciano Romero was stabbed to death in Valledupar, Cesar, in Northwestern Columbia by paramilitary groups. Romero had been employed by the Columbian Nestlé affiliate Cicolac Ltda. ... →