Goldman Prize winner survives armed attack on Afro-Colombian social leaders

BOGOTA – Renowned environmental activist and Goldman Prize winner Francia Márquez has survived an attack against a meeting of Afro-Colombian human rights defenders by unknown gunmen in southwest Colombia. During a meeting of prominent human rights activists on a farm in Santander de Quilichao municipality on May 4, two government-assigned bodyguards were wounded when an … Continue reading Goldman Prize winner survives armed attack on Afro-Colombian social leaders