Colombia - Paramilitary group issues threats to teachers affiliated to ADE for taking part peace lectures

On 17 April 2017, three letters signed by the paramilitary group “Águilas Negras” were found at the Benjamín Herrera district education institute in Bogotá. Threats were made against the lives and physical integrity of the leaders of district education workers’ trade union Asociación Distrital de Educadores (ADE). According to David Cerero Chitiva, a member of the union, the teachers threatened had been taking part in lectures and research about the peace agreements, together with their students.

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