In Colombia, mobilizations have intensified demanding an end to escalating violence against social movements and political activists.
Social movements have taken to the streets and highways in rejection of the concerning escalation of violence against communities
Marco Rivadeneira, of the National Board of the CNA, was assassinated by armed men on March 19 in Puerto Asis, Putumayo
After mobilizing for almost a month, enduring heavy police repression, the participants of the social Minga had lifted the blockade on the Pan-American Highway after receiving an assurance the president Ivan Duque would listen to their concerns
Organizations have denounced the assassinations and called on the Colombian government to take real measures to protect the lives of social leaders