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The president of the Republic of Colombia.
We’re deeply concerned about death threats and other security incidents made against lawyer Germán Romero Sánchez of DH Colombia.
On 3 October 2019, unknown persons called Mr Romero Sánchez’s home, threatening that he would not be allowed “to live [his] whole life”.
This was part of an escalation of intimidating acts carried out against Mr Romero Sánchez, including the theft of a laptop containing sensitive information on legal cases and surveillance by unidentified men close to his home.
We believe that these incidents are related to Mr Romero Sánchez’s work as a legal representative of victims in cases of extrajudicial execution and massacre against high-ranking military officials.
We respectfully urge the relevant Colombian authorities to: