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Tuesday, 24 October 2017 15:18

General Indefinite Strike in Colombia on its second day

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The National Indefinite Strike promoted by the social and political movement Marcha Patriótica, the Coordinadora de coca leaf growers, poppy and marijuana Coccam, the National Federation of Agricultural Unitary Fensuagro, the National Coordinator of Indigenous Peoples Conpi the National Association of Anzorc Peasant Reserve Zones has entered its second day.


Alexander Gaviria, a member of Coccam's technical team, explained the reasons for the mobilization.

As part of the National Indefinite Strike several demonstrations will be held in the capital of Valle, on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October.

One of the main reason this mobilisation has been promoted is the rejection of the assassination of social leaders throughout the country.

In Bogota on Tuesday, members of the movements convening the national strike will meet with Rafael Pardo, Minister of Post-Conflict, who will be presented with the list of petitions and express concerns about serious threats to peace.

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