Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has been informed that
Eduardo Pizarro Leongómez, Director of the Institute of Political Studies
and International Relations of the National University in Bogotá,
Colombia, was wounded in an attack while on his way to work on December
IACHR wishes to express its most emphatic condemnation of this attempted
murder of a well -known academic and defender of human rights and it
trusts that the State will take all necessary steps to identify and
prosecute those responsible.