Statement on the Death of Wilmar Córdoba

Refugees International is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Wilmar Córdoba, son of Marino Córdoba, the president of the National Association of Displaced Afro-Colombians (AFRODES). Wilmar was assassinated yesterday, October 24, 2016, following months of threats against AFRODES and its dedicated leaders and staff.

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Beyond the Nobel Peace Prize

While today’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement importantly acknowledges Colombia’s considerable efforts to end its 50-year civil war, the future of the agreement and more importantly, the future of the Colombian people is now in question.

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