Colombia: Environmental defender and mining opponent killed

Author: Democracy Now, Published on: 21 May 2020

"Colombian Environmentalist Jorge Enrique Oramas Killed Amid Spate of Activist Murders", 19th May 2020 

In Colombia, environmental activist Jorge Enrique Oramas was killed Saturday in the region of Cali. The 70-year-old Oramas was a proponent of organic agriculture. According to Indepaz, a local organization tracking crimes against environmental and Indigenous leaders, Oramas is at least the 100th activist killed in Colombia so far this year.

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