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Colombian Soldiers Confess to Raping 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl

HeadlineJun 29, 2020

In Colombia, outrage has erupted after seven soldiers confessed to gang-raping a 13-year-old Indigenous girl. The girl is from the Emberá Tribe. The soldiers face up to 30 years in prison. Women’s rights activists and Indigenous groups in Colombia say they hope this case will be a turning point in punishing rampant gender-based violence and crimes against Indigenous peoples.

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