Colombia: 100 Human Rights Activists Killed in 2017, According to U.N.

HeadlineDec 21, 2017

In Colombia, the United Nations says more than 100 human rights activists and community leaders have been murdered this year. The United Nations says most of the activists killed were Afro-Colombian and indigenous, and that the most dangerous regions are places where the FARC has withdrawn from power, following a peace deal reached last year. Community groups say land defenders are especially targeted for assassination.

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