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Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters with ‘social cleansing’

Headline Title:  Colombia: Paramilitary group threatens indigenous protesters with ‘social cleansing’ 21 October 2013 There are serious ongoing concerns for the safety of indigenous protesters in Colombia amid escalating violence against them by the security forces and after their leaders received a death threat from a right-wing paramilitary group, Amnesty International said. Dozens of indigenous protesters, including many children, have already been injured when Colombian security forces appear to have used excessive force against the demonstrations, which started on 12 October…

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