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Colombia: Soldiers Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Murder of Indigenous Leader

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Human Rights, Indigenous, War & Conflict

In Colombia Passport Albeiro Rodas writes [1]: “Six soldiers were found responsible of the murder of indigenous leader Edwin Legard and sentenced to 4 years in prison […] The indigenous leader was murdered in December 2008 by a group of soldiers when he was driving for a road in the west-southern State of Cauca.”