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3 de Agosto de 2007

El colombiano defensor de los derechos humanos Iván Cepeda afronta cargos criminales por criticar los vínculos del gobierno con los paramilitares


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Uno de los principales defensores de derechos humanos de Colombia, Iván Cepeda, ha sido acusado de difamación por pedir públicamente la dimisión del alcalde de San Onofre por sus presuntos vínculos con grupos paramilitares. Cepeda es el director del
Movimiento Nacional para las Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado, una organización que articula a más de 200 organizaciones colombianas de derechos humanos. En 1996, fuerzas gubernamentales asesinaron a su padre – Manuel Cepeda, un importante senador de izquierda de Colombia. Desde entonces, Iván Cepeda ha trabajado para desenmascarar