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Colombia: Killings, arbitrary detentions and disappearances denounced in official crackdown on demonstrations against tax and health reforms

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The United Nations is urgently calling for constitutional order to be restored and for the government to investigate and punish those responsible for these events, which are particularly serious in Cali, Barranquilla, Bogotá and Medellín. Social organisations are calling for a new national protest on Wednesday 5 to demand justice and measures to address poverty, lack of public health services amid a new peak in the pandemic.

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