A rise in murders of activists in Colombia puts peace in peril

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A peace accord between FARC rebels and the Colombian government was expected to bring decades of bloodshed in the country to an end. And while the overall homicide rate among civilians has declined, a new wave of violence is on the rise.

A surge in murders among community leaders and activists trying to move the peace deal forward is putting Colombia on edge. And, as Correspondent Toby Muse reports, many fear this rash of killings could signal the resurgence of far-right paramilitaries.

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A rise in murders of activists in Colombia puts peace in peril

A rise in murders of activists in Colombia puts peace in peril

A surge in murders of community leaders and human rights activists could signal the resurgence of far-right paramilitaries and threaten the peace process.
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