The National Committee of the Unemployed (CNP) of Colombia this Wednesday presented a report to the displaced delegation of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to investigate crimes and the defense of human rights during the protests, in which it included inquiries to the government of Iván Duque during the dialogues between the two parties.
National Unemployment Committee spokesman Francisco Maltés said the IACHR should urge the government to “approve the pre-agreement of guarantees” and urge them to “intervene to stop the police brutality immediately”. to the worm radio.
Other points made by Maltés during the meeting with the IACHR are that the government of the Latin American country must support the right to demonstrate and the establishment of a commission of independent investigators.
New mobilizations were carried out in the country this Wednesday, injuring six police officers in Bogotá. The attackers used “bladed weapons and blunt elements that affected the members of the institution guarding the public transport facilities,” said the capital’s police commander, Eliecer Camacho.
Riots broke out in Cali, one of the points highlighted by the violence during the protests, in which four inmates and a security officer were initially injured.
The IACHR delegation will conclude this Thursday its meeting with various political sectors and civil society, from which it has received various reports which it will evaluate and which previously, as announced by the government, will be concluded next week.
Colombian human rights adviser Nancy Patricia Gutiérrez said that “IACHR President (Iván) Duque has announced that it will make a statement next week after all the monitoring and consultation of the various civil groups of Colombia is completed”. , according to Blu-Radio.
The protests, which have rocked the country for a month, began as a mobilization against the tax reform proposed by Iván Duque’s executive, but after their withdrawal, the mobilizations call for action to tackle inequality in the country.