RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A large pot-banging protest in Colombia had been scheduled for January 21st, at 5 PM. However, demonstrations had already been witnessed in several cities since the morning. Protests are against the murder of at least 20 social and indigenous leaders in the first 20 days of 2020, among other demands.
According to the United Nations (UN), 107 human rights activists were killed in Colombia in 2019.
The organizers of the protests also demand compliance with the Peace Agreements reached between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government. They accuse the government of . . .