Social activist attacks continue amid pandemic in Colombia

Photo: Indepaz
Photo: Indepaz

Over 100 social leaders have been murdered across Colombia, according to Indepaz.

Colombia’s Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) announced on May 17th, the murder of other three social leader inside the country.

 Around 100 leaders and human rights defenders have been murdered in the corridos of 2020. 25 since the beginning of the quarantine.

The environmental activist, Jorge Oramas Vazquez, was killed on Saturday night, on his farm at La Candelaria village, in La Buitrera, a rural zone of the department of Valle del Cauca.

Also, social leader Freddy Angarita Martínez was killed on Saturday in La Isla neighborhood, in Cucuta.

Source: Telesur

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