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What’s behind Colombia’s month of mass protest?
Demonstrations against tax reform have developed into calls for wider government reforms.
Published On 28 May 2021
What began as a strike against a tax proposal in Colombia has now escalated into a nationwide protest movement over some of Colombia’s most deep-seated issues. Protesters are demanding structural changes to ease inequality and end police violence. After a month of demonstrations, President Ivan Duque’s popularity has hit record lows and protesters are staying out in the streets. So what’s behind Colombia’s month of unrest?
In this episode:
Al Jazeera correspondent Alessandro Rampietti @Rampietti
Cam Aaron Lopez Duarte @depresssioncherry of @TembloresONG.
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Source: Al Jazeera