Colombia: Violent repression, paramilitarism, illegal detention and torture of peaceful protesters in Cali

Colombia: Violent repression, paramilitarism, illegal detention and torture of peaceful protesters in Cali

The practices described in the new report Cali: In the epicentre of repression, which include the use of lethal weapons against protesters, excessive and unlawful use of less lethal weapons such as tear gas, unlawful detentions and torture – are representative of hundreds of reports by protesters and human rights defenders and organizations and illustrate the modus operandi implemented throughout the country, Amnesty International said today.

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