Colombians march for dignity against state violence

A series of assassinations of social leaders shook Colombia last weekend. In less than 24 hours, 4 Indigenous, peasant and social leaders were killed.

July 03, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Despite the national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Colombian people continue to suffer at the hands of security forces and far-right armed groups. A series of assassinations of social leaders shook Colombia last weekend. In less than 24 hours, 4 Indigenous, peasant and social leaders were killed. The news of the rape of a 13-year-old Indigenous Embera girl by 7 soldiers has also sparked mass outrage.

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