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Former guerrilla threatened to death

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Another case of harassment and threats against former guerrillas has been reported.

The Red de Comunicadores Populares del Sur has denounced threatens to kill former guerrilla Ramiro Durán, spokesman for the political party People’s Alternative Revolutionary Force in Huila.

The army was allegedly responsible for the threats made when Ramiro participated in a meeting with the community of Piedra Pintada, Vegalarga, rural area of eastern Neiva.

According to the first reports,  men of the National Army broke into the meeting, attended by over 70 people from the region, many of them accompanied by their minor children.

According to the complaint of the ex-combatants, the meeting began around 9:00 a.m. today, on Monday, November 7, when the National Army troops entered pointing their guns at all the attendees.

"The order is to kill him [Ramiro] because he is a dissent" was the justification that a corporal of the National Army gave to the delegation of former FARC guerrillas.

The documents of Ramiro Durán and his entire security scheme were withheld. The community surrounded the former guerrilla and took him to a local house.

People were expecting the arrival of the institutions is expected that would guarantee the return of the former guerrilla to Neiva.

It is to underline, says former guerrillas that the delegation that carries out the tasks of pedagogy for peace had indeed informed the National Police about their displacement to the area and the development of the meeting.

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