Colombia: new paramilitary massacre

On Dec. 4, a group of approximately 200 uniformed and armed men, identified as members of the Bloque Norte of the AUC paramilitary movement, under the command of “Jorge 40,” entered the hamlets (veredas) La Más Verde y Nuevo Horizonte, in the district (corregimiento) of Santa Isabel, Curumaní municipality, Cesar department; various abuses against the civil population were reported, and several people were detained of which 22 were later found dead of gunshot and stab wounds. (Asociación Minga, Dec. 10 via Red de Defensores)

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