The non-governmental organization Temblores announced that as of May 11, 40 people had been killed by public forces during demonstrations in Colombia..Therefore, they remind the country and the international community and different media to pay attention “very serious” The human rights situation you are experiencing This South American country.
What does the NGO Temblores know?
The NGO reported in a statement that they shared on social networks until this Tuesday During the demonstrations in Colombia, 40 people were killed in violence by public forces..
Similarly, after verifying and triangulating the information they obtained through complaints from different channels, they reported that Its GRITA platform recorded at least 1956 incidents of violence by security forces from 6:00 am on April 28th to 11:30 am on May 10th, excluding disappearances..
What are the 1,956 cases of violence in public forces involved?
In addition to registering the 40 dead, The NGO Temblores pointed out that among the 1,956 violent cases carried out by Colombian security forces, there were:
- 313 victims of physical violence.
- Arbitrary arrest of protesters in 1003.
- 418 violent interventions were carried out within the framework of peaceful demonstrations.
- 28 victims of eye attacks.
- There were 129 shooting cases.
- 12 victims of sexual violence.
The latest report on violence committed by security forces within the framework of the United Nations #ParoNacionalColombia. The country committed 40 homicides in less than 15 days, which is a vigilance to the international community. The full report is here 👇 pic.twitter.com/UkLKrXE2YS
-NGO Tremor🐘 (@TembloresOng) May 11, 2021
In the end, they stated that they will continue to carry out documentation, registration and legal concerns about police violence. “Similarly, we will continue to work hard to guarantee the basic rights of demonstrators”.