‘We’re being massacred’: Colombia accused of failing to stop murders of activists

At least 223 social leaders have been murdered this year as Amnesty International report condemns government inaction

Activists in Colombia have warned that they continue to face extermination despite the coronavirus pandemic, as Amnesty International accused the country’s government of doing little to protect them.

At least 223 social leaders – community activists defending human, environmental, and land rights – have been murdered this year, according to local watchdog Indepaz.

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