Professor Keymer Ávila of the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela discusses lethal state violence. Venezuelan security forces kill thousands of racialized and impoverished young people every year.
"The government, after they disappeared the 43, they tried to say it was an isolated case, and we screamed ‘no!’ It isn’t an isolated case, it is systematic. It happens many times a day in different parts of the country."
El activista y líder afrocolombiano indígena, Rogelio Ustate Arrogoces, exige que la sociedad y el estado colombiano reconozcan como tragedia humanitaria el desplazamiento forzado causado por la minería.