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Colombia: Indigenous People March On Antioquia's Independence Day

Today, August 11, is independence day in Antioquia. More than one thousand Indigenous people are marching through the streets [es] of Medellín to reach [es] the Alpujarra [es] where the local government is located. They are calling for the right to life because in less than 3 months 16 of them have been killed. They are also [es] commemorating 18 years the Declaration of Indigenous Human Rights [es] in the world.

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