Colombia Marks National Day of Memory and Solidarity with the Victims

HeadlineApr 11, 2016
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In Colombia, marches were held over the weekend to mark the National Day of Memory and Solidarity with the Victims to remember victims of human rights abuses in Colombia. Yamileth Vasco helped organize a march commemorating the over 300 people that were murdered and disappeared by paramilitary forces in the town of Trujillo in the 1990s.

Yamileth Vasco: “This is a way to remind the state and Colombia about the families who were evicted from their land and who were forced to leave their farms, also those who had family members who were murdered and those who are direct victims.”

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