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5 Jun 2021
With a play relating the pain of mothers who lose a child, feminist organisations in Bogota denounce violence suffered by demonstrators at the hands of the police in Colombia.
1 Jun 2021
Police fire tear gas at protesters in Facatativa, a municipality near Bogotá, as Colombia enters its second month of demonstrations.
1 Jun 2021
Four people have died in and around Cali as nationwide protests move into a second month. Colombian President Ivan Duque has called upon more than 7,000 personnel to deal with the unrest in the region.
31 May 2021
 
31 May 2021
Three people have died during anti-government protests in the Colombian city of Cali, authorities said, as the country marks a full month of social unrest that has claimed dozens of lives.
28 May 2021
The Palace of Justice in Tulua was set on fire amid protests and the fifth day of a general strike. Protests began over poverty and police abuse but have expanded to include issues of basic rights and social justice.
23 May 2021
People march in Colombia's capital Bogota, amid a wave of daily protests that have been taking place since April 28. The anti-government demonstrations are fuelled by ongoing violence and economic hardship - which have been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
22 May 2021
Tens of thousands of people have been protesting in Colombia in recent weeks. Many Indigenous people have also participated in the demonstrations — and their presence has intensified public debate.
21 May 2021
In our show "Correspondence", we explore how the world is coping with the twists and turns of 2021, amid the consequences of Covid-19 and beyond. FRANCE 24 brings you a selection of original reports from our correspondents and teams around the globe.
11 May 2021
The protests began last week after President Ivan Duque introduced a controversial tax reform bill that has been criticized as regressive. Protesters rallied in the capital, Bogota, as well as other major cities.
6 May 2021
The United Nations has denounced the excessive use of force by security officers in Colombia after numerous deaths were reported during days of anti-government protests. Since last week, hundreds have also been injured since clashes broke out over a proposed tax reform. The demonstrations have since morphed into broader protests against the government of Ivan Duque. We take a closer look.
5 May 2021
Burnt buildings, a vandalised police station. These are some of the scenes in Cali following deadly demonstrations against against a proposed government tax reform. Long lines of motorists and people with jerrycans have formed outside petrol stations due to a fuel shortage.

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