Dear President,

The Bar Human Rights Commitee of England and Wales (BHRC) is the international human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales. It is an independent body concerned with defending the rule of the law and internationally recognised legal standards relating to human rights, in particular the right to a free trade.

BHRC is contacting you regarding the incident and trial of Jorge Aurelio Noguera Cotes in connection to the mass killings of trade unionists, human rights defenders and politicians who dennounced the collaboration between paramilitary groups and the political classes in Colombia.

Read the full BHRC letter of concern here