The anti-government protests in Columbia kills 24!

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The mass protest in Columbia is still going on the seventh day as well. This is all due to the call of attention of several  international groups and celebrities. The violence that has resulted in at least 24 deaths and left many protesters injured. On Wednesday, the ombudsman of Columbia state reported that 23 civilians and a police officer were killed in the protests that started April 28.

The current agitation was originally sparked by the Colombian President Ivan Duque last month. The government mainly made an attempt to pass a tax reform bill, which aimed at mitigating the country’s economic crisis. Further, this bill would raise taxes on some essential items and public services. However, Duque eliminated this bill for now seeing the current devastating situations.

The protests have distorted themselves into a extreme movements, which are focused on fighting poverty exacerbated by the pandemic and police brutality. Also, the activists claim that the protest now has been encountered with aggressive resistance and deadly force from authorities. There is a drew condemnation in the response from law enforcement in Colombia from the international groups.

The Amnesty International revealed a video to spotlight the instances of excessive police force during the protests. This also includes a clip in which the group claims officers fired lethal rounds at a crowd of protesters in Cali. The Human Rights Officer of the the United Nation’s Office said it is “deeply alarmed” by reports of police shootings, and reminded Colombian authorities of their responsibility to “protect human rights.”

Also, the Amnesty International tweeted that Colombian authorities “must respect human rights.” The organization stated, “The people’s discontent at inequality in Colombia should not be labeled as ‘vandalism and terrorism,’ nor should it be used as an excuse for violent repression.”

The protest has now included the famous personalities such as Canadian pop star Justin Bieber and Colombian music stars such as Shakira, Maluma and J Balvin, who are concerned about the situation in their home country.

Tshepong Victim Empowerment Centre celebrates ORANGE DAY

Tshepong Victim Empowerment Centre commemorates ORANGE DAY every month on the 25th of each month.. As the bright and optimistic colour for the UNITE Campaign, ORANGE represents a future free from violence against women and Girls.

Four in court for alleged Public Works tender collusion

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says the arrest of four people linked to alleged tender fraud in the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is a continuation of the corruption busting unit’s efforts to recover money stolen from the public purse.The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says the arrest of four people linked to alleged tender fraud in the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is a continuation of the corruption busting unit’s efforts to recover money stolen from the public purse.

Two suspected cable thieves arrested while on their way to Zimbabwe

Jo'burg Metro Police Department JMPD and SAPS officers in the JHB and CBD have arrested two suspects who were in possession of stolen cables in Johannesburg Central Business District.

Several dignitaries wish people Happy Africa Day 2022

The African Union Commission celebrates "Africa Day" on May 25 each year to acknowledge its successes and to promote the progress that Africa has made under a specific theme while reflecting upon the common challenges that the Continent faces in a global environment. 

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