Colombia: number of social leaders killed 2020, by department

In the first semester of 2020, approximately 138 social leaders and human rights defenders were murdered in Colombia. Cauca was the Colombian department with the highest number of murders as a total of 46 social leaders were assassinated from January to mid-June 2020. Antioquia registered 18 murders. Additionally, data shows that the majority of social leaders killed in Colombia are men.

Number of social leaders and human rights defenders killed in Colombia between January 2020 and June 2020, by department

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Release date

June 2020



Survey time period

January 1, 2020 to June 17, 2020

Supplementary notes

The date of publication is the date of access.
Figures were calculated by Statista based on the source's data, excluding social leaders' family members and FARC fighters killed.

The source states that the information was obtained directly and indirectly from organizations throughout Colombia that seek to vindicate the victims as social leaders and human rights defenders.

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