Alfamir Castillo Bermúdez
Comité Mujeres Corteras de Caña
Case HistoryStatus: Shooting Attack
It wasn’t enough for them to kill my son. Now they want to kill me and my family too.
Alfamir Castillo Bermúdez is president of the Comité Mujeres Corteras de Caña (Committee of Women Sugar Cane Harvesters). Darbey Mosquera Castillo, son of Alfamir Castillo Bermúdez, was murdered on 28 February 2008 by the Colombian Army and then presented as a guerrilla killed in combat. These cases are known as "falsos positivos" and represent a crime against humanity. Since then, Alfamir Castillo Bermúdez together with her husband have been fighting for justice.