Colombian students take to the streets against police repression

Students in Colombia mobilize against police repression, corruption in universities, and the systematic funding cuts to public education

October 12, 2019 by Vyshakh T

Thousands of students came out on to the streets of Bogota on October 10 for the National March against the violent state repression against protesters. The police and ESMAD units had earlier unleashed violence against students mobilizing against fund cuts and corruption in the education sector and denouncing the failure of the Ivan Duque’s government to comply with the financing pacts signed in 2018.

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