Unite denounces the imprisonment of a blind Colombian peacemaker

Delegates at Unite the union’s July 2018 policy congress have called for the release of a detained Colombian peacemaker.

Jesús Santrich was a key negotiator during the Colombian peace process, which effectively brought an end to the country’s decades-long armed conflict. This war killed over 200,000 people and displaced millions [paywall]. Delegates, including the union’s leader Len McCluskey, held signs with the words “Justice for Jesus” for cameras at the conference:

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