Bogotá Mayor Calls for Reconciliation after Violent Protests against Police Brutality

During protests on Wednesday, seven young people, including teenagers, died after being shot in Bogota.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -The mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, begged for forgiveness on Sunday, September 13th, and called for reconciliation after protests in Colombia's capital the past week left 11 civilians dead and hundreds injured.

Protests in Bogotá and satellite city Soacha began following the death on Wednesday of Javier Ordonez, 46. A widely shared video showed the father of two being repeatedly shocked with a stun gun by police

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