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Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Protect Colombian human rights defender Alfamir Castillo’s life

War on Want has launched a campaign to protect the life of Colombian trade unionist and human rights campaigner Alfamir Castillo (pictured with UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis on a recent visit to Britain). Alfamir and her family have been subject to persecution, attacks and repeated death threats since the conviction of seven soldiers for the murder of her 23 year old son in 2008: