More than 20 injured in indigenous march after murder of Colombian leader

The Regional Indigenous Council of Cauca blamed the national government for the violence unleashed against the march, since "by failing to comply with the peace agreements, it has turned the indigenous territories into battlefields."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Up to 22 indigenous people were injured, and five were detained in the march called on Thursday, April 22, in memory of the indigenous governor Sandra Liliana Peña. The marchers seek to continue the work of eradication of coca crops for which the leader was murdered last Tuesday.

"It is reported that so far 22 indigenous people were wounded, 5 detained and one vehicle, but the excessive attacks against the humanity . . .

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