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‘A Police Massacre’: Colombian Officers Killed 11 During Protests Against Police Violence, Report Finds

‘A Police Massacre’: Colombian Officers Killed 11 During Protests Against Police Violence, Report Finds

From: Guardian

Colombian police were responsible for the deaths of 11 protesters during anti-police protests that swept the capital in September 2020, according to a report published on Monday after an independent investigation backed by the mayor of Bogotá’s office and the United Nations.

“It was a police massacre,” wrote Carlos Negret, a former ombudsman of the South American country who led the investigation, in the scathing and lengthy report published on Monday. “A decisive political and operational leadership, based on rights, was needed at national and local levels to avoid this happening.”

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