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Cable 1040: 2008 Data on Violence Against Labor Activists in Colombia

Cable 1040: 2008 Data on Violence Against Labor Activists in Colombia

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This is a 2008 US embassy report addressing statistics on violent attacks and threats against union activists in Colombia.
This is a 2008 US embassy report addressing statistics on violent attacks and threats against union activists in Colombia.

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P 211212Z APR 08FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2445UNCLAS BOGOTA 001460SUBJECT: GOC REACTS TO SURGE IN LABOR VIOLENCE
REF: A. A. BOGOTA 1017B. B. BOGOTA 1197C. C. BOGOTA 1432¶1. (U) The murder rate of unionists in the firstquarter of the year has increased over 2007, with19 reported cases to date. If the rate continuesat this pace, the total in 2008 will be 76, anincrease over the 39 reported in 2007. Some humanrights groups link the surge in labor murders tothreats allegedly made by the Aguilas Negrasagainst the organizers of the March 6 march againstparamilitary and state violence. Eight murders haveoccurred since the event (see reftels). Marchorganizer Ivan Cepeda told us in mid-March thatonly one of the four union victims was directlyinvolved in the march; three others belonged togroups that supported the event. Since then, fourother unionists have been murdered. Others linkthe increase more generally to the expansion of newcriminal groups.¶2. (SBU) The GOC issued a statement on April 7condemning the threats and offered an award to any

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