Sport at least 24 dead and 850 wounded: Colombia prey to violent events from one week

18:25  06 may  2021
18:25  06 may  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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  Au moins 24 morts et 850 blessés : la Colombie en proie à de violentes manifestations depuis une semaine © Copyright 2021, Obs

Colombia entered this Wednesday, May 5 in its second week of protests against the right-wing government of the right President Ivan Duque, which denounced a "violent vandalism".

thousands of people, trade unionists, students, indigenous and other sectors, have come down in the streets of several major cities to demand an improvement in health, education, security policies and denounce the abuse of the forces of the order.

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Violence has made at least 24 dead and some 850 wounded, according to official sources. But local NGOs have announced higher numbers, especially tammers with 37 deaths. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) lamented 76 assaults against journalists, 10 of whom were injured by law enforcement.

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The head of state denounces a "violent vandalism"

President Duque denounced on Wednesday "Facts of violent vandalism, urban terrorism," the Minister of the Interior, Daniel Palacios, launching "a call to the non -violence ".

A Bogota, clashes have opposed protesters to the police who dispersed them with tear gas, while they were trying to enter Parliament, adjacent to the headquarters of the Presidency. After dusk, the situation was still tense at the heart of the capital.

thousands of people gathered there, sporting slogans such as "Duque resigns". Groups also went to protest around the address of the President, in the North.

In the day, the situation was quieter in Cali (South-West), where notably some 3,000 indigenous clamited "Resistance! " But access to the city remained blocked while fuel shortages were felt.

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The event also took place quietly at Medellin (northwestern), where about 8,000 people walked on the background of slogans against the former right day Alvaro Uribe (2000-2010), Mentor of Ivan Duque .


The mobilization lasts since April 28, initially against a tax reform project that, according to its criticism, would have affected the middle class and was inappropriate in the full pandemic of Covid-19.

The Chairman withdrew, promising a new text without the disputed points like the increase in VAT and the expansion of the income tax base. But the protest remained under new words.

The International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) tweed Wednesday against "the serious violations perpetrated by the police", urging the EU "to immediately suspend [...] any type of arms delivery" and "military aid" In Colombia, asking for "international sanctions against President Ivan Duque.

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The UN, the European Union, the United States and others had denounced the day before the disproportionate use of force by the police.

A country in recession

Ivan Duque denounced "a criminal organization, which hides behind legitimate social aspirations to destabilize society, generate terror." While supporting the police, he announced "dialogue spaces". Eleven meetings are planned from next week.

The President of the Unit Workers' Centrale (CUT), the main trade union federation, held "necessary to discuss the demilitarization of social protest", in addition to the demands of the protesters.

The head of state, the popularity of which has been 33%, has been confronted with multiple manifestations since 2019, in a country in recession and affected by an upsurge of the armed conflict which has mine for almost sixty years.

The fourth economy of Latin America suffers from falling from the gross domestic product (GDP) of 6.8% in 2020, of 16.8% unemployment and 42.5% poverty while nearby. Half of the labor force lives informal jobs.

Colombia also faces a third wave of COVID-19 with today more than 2.9 million cases, including 76 015 deaths, on 50 million inhabitants.

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