Human Rights Commission begins visit to Colombia to gather data on protests

Protesters have called for a "big artistic demonstration" in front of the hotel where the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will meet to receive and welcome this mission.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) began its three-day working visit to several Colombian cities to collect testimony of human rights violations during the protests, after a first meeting with the president of Colombia, Iván Duque.

Part of the mission - made up of IACHR Chair, Antonia Urrejola, and Executive Secretaries Camila Koch, Maximiliano Duarte and María Claudia Pulido - met this morning (June 8) with Duque and Vice President and Foreign Minister, Marta Lucía Ramírez, and other members of the government.

It is a private meeting with which the mission . . .

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