Colombia - Death threat and armed attack against USO leader

Luis Alberto Galvis Mart, a leader of the Unión Sindical Obrera (USO), was the victim of an armed attack on 11 October 2017. An individual damaged the tires of his vehicle with a sharp object and broke the rear-view mirror as well as a window of the house where the trade union leader was staying. The police caught the assailant, who directed threats at the union leader and his brother-in-law, saying that he would kill the two of them for free.

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