Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Colombia’s capital Bogota on Wednesday, as they held a nationwide strike to protest against President Ivan Duque’s government and to commemorate a dead demonstrator.
Student groups and unions were seen marching and carrying banners, some in honour of 18-year-old Dilan Cruz, who was reportedly hit by a projectile thrown by riot police during a march last week.
Colombians are opposing alleged economic plans that might negatively affect pensions and minimum wage, they also denounce corruption and a crackdown on human rights activists.
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