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As Colombian Protests Dissipate, Activists Hit by Wave of Arrests

Author: Christina Noriega

In: AlJazeera, 2021

The article begins with the arrest of Alejandro Gaitan, who had led peaceful marches during the recent national strike.  He was accused of belonging to 'Primera Linea[, a protest collective singled out for attack by President Duque.  The collective attacked the government for trying to weaken the movement for change through arrests and court cases.

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