Video: Colombia's dying tribes

Violence in the jungles forces indigenous groups to flee traditional territories.

    Violence in the jungles of Colombia has forced many indigenous groups to flee their traditional territories.
     
    Fighting between government troops and Farc rebels has driven more than 30 indigenous tribes to the brink of extinction.
     
    Now Colombia's Constitutional Court is calling for the government to protect them.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from San José del Guaviare on the Nukak tribe, now struggling to survive.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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