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Colombian organizations denounce massacre of Indigenous authority and members of Indigenous guardia

According to the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), in 2019, more than 120 Indigenous people have been assassinated

Indigenous movements in Colombia declare a state of emergency over assassinations

After the attack on the Indigenous Guardia on August 10, organizations are demanding that the government of Iván Duque take steps to stop the genocide of Colombia’s Indigenous people

Colombian state intensifies repression while mobilizations across the country grow

On April 2, organizations reported that an Indigenous activist was assassinated at a Minga mobilization point by the National Army. The next day, ESMAD units attacked the participants and burned down their tents and kitchen

Colombian organizations denounce massacre of eight Indigenous Guards

An unknown person is believed to fired an explosive device at a house where the guards were discussing logistics for a mobilization. The massacre occurred in the midst of massive mobilizations in the region that have been met with heavy repression by Colombian Public Force.

The guardia guarantees protection of Indigenous people, peasants and Black people in Colombia

The last article in the series by Brasil de Fato journalist Vivian Fernandes writes about the guardias in Colombia that defend life, territory, autonomy and peace

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