Waves of Violence in Colombia Kill 100 Human Rights Activists This Year

BOGOTÁ, Colombia – More than 100 human rights activists have reportedly died in Colombia so far this year in escalating violence fueled by emboldened Marxist guerilla groups, benefitting from the 2016 peace deal the nation’s former president won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.

Human rights activists and volunteers delineated and use pieces of broken glass to form some of the names of social leaders killed in Colombia in the past three years, at the Simon Bolivar square in Bogota on June 10, 2019. - Since 2016, the same year in which the Colombian …

Video: Federal Officers Pepper Ball Portland Crowd After Protesters Hurl Fireworks Their Way

A protester in Portland jumped the fence surrounding the federal courthouse on early Wednesday morning and hurled an incendiary device at the building, prompting a response from federal law enforcement. The protester’s actions, as well as the actions of others who hurled projectiles at the courthouse, come as Democrat lawmakers across the country continue to peddle the narrative that the protests across the country are largely “peaceful.”

A demonstrator kicks back a tear gas canister back at federal officers during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)