On July 26, 2019, several tens of thousands of people walked in Colombia, calling on the government to find a way to stop the murders of social leaders. Between January 2016 and February 2019, 462 social leaders were killed according to the State Ombudsman (Defensoria del Pueblo). Here some pictures.
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With my colleague Steven Grattan who wrote this story, we followedthe team of La Esquina newspaper from the conception to the production of the 2nd issue. La Esquina is a mural newspaper done by and for trans woman sex workers.
visit the page with Steven' article, and here some of the pictures published, other from the story:
20th Octobre, Bolivar square, the assotiation Reiniciar installed the full portraits of Patriotic Union's members who were murdered. At the end of the 1980's, 5.000 of them, the documented cases, were disappeared, killed to try to move forward on the political civil way. Act of Memory to not repeat the History.