Guillermo Pérez Rangel
Guillermo Pérez Rangel is a peasant, human rights defender and social leader from the department of Cesar. He is currently the president of the Mesa de Derechos Humanos y Territorios del Cesar, executive director of the Asociación de Campesinos y Comunidades Sin Tierra del Cesar and a member of the Unión Nacional de Integración Rural UNIR. Guillermo supported the talks to sign the peace accords in 2016 and has opposed large-scale mining extractivism projects, leading land recovery processes. By working for the vindication of the rights of victims of the armed conflict and the restitution of land to peasants dispossessed by paramilitarism, he has received various threats in recent years.