Public Statement: Urgent call to protect people not linked to the armed conflict in Colombia

ABColombia joins international civil society organisations (CSOs) to alert about the recent acts of violence and threats suffered in various territories in Colombia, especially in the departments of Chocó, Putumayo, Cauca, Arauca, the Magdalena Medio region, and Catatumbo. We urgently call for protecting life and keeping the civilian population excluded from the armed confrontation in compliance with International Humanitarian Law.