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Empire Files: In the Deadliest Country for Unions and Social Leaders

Friday, January 12, 2018 By Abby Martin, teleSUR | Video Interview
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In 2017, murders of social leaders, union organizers and Indigenous activists in Colombia hit a new high since the historic peace agreement. Empire Files' Abby Martin goes to Colombia to document the increasingly deadly situation for human rights activists. Hear from an Afro-Colombian union leader under threat of assassination, and how the US empire created this epidemic today.

Watch Part I here.

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Empire Files: In the Deadliest Country for Unions and Social Leaders

Friday, January 12, 2018 By Abby Martin, teleSUR | Video Interview
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In 2017, murders of social leaders, union organizers and Indigenous activists in Colombia hit a new high since the historic peace agreement. Empire Files' Abby Martin goes to Colombia to document the increasingly deadly situation for human rights activists. Hear from an Afro-Colombian union leader under threat of assassination, and how the US empire created this epidemic today.

Watch Part I here.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.