This Week on Escalating Violence Under Duque and Police Brutality Protests in Colombia


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September 18, 2020
Under President Duque, massacres are on the rise, especially in areas where FARC-EP guerrillas previously controlled territory.   
September 14, 2020
Anger over police abuses boiled over after officers killed Javier Ordóñez in Bogotá on September 9.      
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