A community project in the Department of Atlántico named "Paz Social," and reported threats to it by the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN) (2000-2002) [COL38996.E]

No references to a community project in the Department of Atlántico named "Paz Social" could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Sources Consulted

Cronología Andina [Lima]. "Colombia." 2000-2002.

El Colombiano [Cali]. Searchable archives.

El Espectador [Bogota]. Searchable archives.

Informe Anual de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos 2000. 2001.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 2000-2002.

IRB Databases.

Latin American Regional Reports: Andean Group Report [London]. 2001-2002.

Latin American Weekly Report [London]. 2000-2002.

El Pais [Cali]. Searchable archives.

Radio Caracol, Bogota. Searchable archives.

Internet sites and search engines, including:

Actualidad Colombiana [Bogota].

Amnesty International, Lima.


BBC News.


Human Rights Watch.

Peace Brigades International (PBI)--Proyecto Colombia, London.

Presidency of Colombia, Bogota.

Proceso de Paz [Bogota].


This list is not exhaustive. Country-specific publications available at the Resource Centre are not included.