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Thousands of people “sow” body of indigenous leader murdered in Colombia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some 3,000 people on Friday "sowed" the body of indigenous governor Sandra Liliana Peña, murdered last Tuesday in the hamlet of El Porvenir, in the municipality of Caldono, part of the troubled Colombian department of Cauca (southwest).

Peña, governor of the La Laguna Siberia reservation, where she was buried on Friday, was also an activist for the environment, territory and peace, linked to processes of manual eradication of coca crops that abound in that region.

The leader of the Nasa people was buried a day after the indigenous community of Cauca staged a . . .

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