Former FARC guerrilla killed in Colombia

A young former FARC guerrilla, José Leandro Chavarría Castrillón, 23, was killed in Colombia. Since the signature of the agreement, 140 former guerrillas have been murdered.

José Leandro Chavarría Castrillón was only 23. He was a former FARC guerrilla and was in the process of reincorporation to civil life, as part of the Final Peace Agreement signed between the FARC and the Colombian government in 2016.

The young man was killed in Ituango, in the north of Colombia. He is the 140th former guerrilla killed since the signature of the agreement, on 24 November 2016.

On 26 July there will be demonstrations around the world to say "stop" to the killing of social leaders, human rights defenders and former guerrillas in Colombia.