Colombian Police violently crush Protests against Systemic Racism

Black Lives Matter Protests are met with force

BLM protesters shout their frustration at injustice in Bogota (photo: Joshua Collins)

Black Lives Matter

Protesters dancing their way South on Septima on June 15th
Left: a shield wall formed by protesters in bio-security gear. Center: “Down with structural racism” Right: “Black Women resisting. Black Lives Matter”

A Violent Police Riot

Organizers and Observers pleading with Police not to use force
The second attack by Municipal Police
Protests devolved into melee after repeated police attacks. Someone threw the backboard from a bed at police during the scuffle.
Black-clad riot police, known as ESMAD, surveying the scene after attacking protesters (Photo: Joshua Collins)

A reporter on immigration and world affairs, based in Cucuta, Colombia. Bylines at Al Jazeera, Caracas Chronicles, New Humanitarian and more

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