TUC letter on attacks on offices of Colombian left-wing parties

The General Secretary of Britain’s Trades Union Congress (TUC), Frances O’Grady, has written to the Colombian ambassador to express concern over the 11 October attacks on the offices of three left-wing political parties in Bogota, the Colombian Communist Party (PCC), the Patriotic Union (UP) and the FARC.

The attacks came amid high levels of violence in the run-up to municipal and regional elections on 27 October. The United Nations has said that at least seven candidates have been murdered and another 40 threatened during the current electoral period.

Click on the link below to read the full letter (in Spanish and English, scroll down for the English version).