Urgent action: Protect the life of Carlos Lozano
Dr Carlos Lozano, a leading peace campaigner and political figure has received information that a paramilitary group has hired assassins to kill him.
The information from a trusted source states that the assassins have been paid $200,000 US dollars for the killing, which is to take place ‘as soon as possible’. Dr Lozano has approached the authorities requesting improved protection, but so far no action has been taken.
Please sign the urgent action below to help protect Dr Lozano’s life and demand that the government take action to ensure Dr Lozano’s safety.
I am writing to express my grave concern for the safety of Dr Carlos Lozano Guillen, a leading peace campaigner and journalist who has revealed that the Urabeños paramilitary group has placed a $200,000 USD contract out on his life.
Dr Lozano is a leading member of Colombians for Peace, the Democratic Pole party, the Patriotic March movement and editor of Voz newspaper.
I ask you to please take urgent action to ensure the safety of Dr Lozano, and others whose lives have been placed in danger because of their efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution to conflict in Colombia.