After Massacres in Colombia, Government Feels Challenged by UN Report

President Duque's government categorically rejects the UNHCHR recommendations. Right-wing politicians have demanded the expulsion of UN officials.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2019 Annual Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR) in Colombia, published last week, sparked discontent among government officials. The report draws attention to 36 massacres with 133 deaths and reports 108 murders of human rights activists.

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