Demonstrators in Colombia point fingers at police for sexual violence

The NGO Temblores, which is closely following the police abuses committed since April 28 in the protests throughout the country, denounced, in addition to 39 homicides and 2,110 acts of violence, 16 cases of sexual violence, and 3 of gender violence.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The marches in Colombia, which continue after more than two weeks, are crying out today against sexual violence against demonstrators by security forces, after up to 16 cases were reported during these days of mass protests.

"If this is how pretty all the demonstrators are, you feel like gassing them all", denounced a woman who a police officer told during one of the marches during these days.

In addition, yesterday, the case of the death of a minor, allegedly by suicide, was reported after she denounced touching and sexual abuse in a police station in the . . .

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