Illegal mining hurts indigenous Colombians

Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities, pushed out by criminal gangs, say government is failing to protect them.

    Illegal mining in Colombia's southwest has been hurting indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities. They have been threatened and pushed out by the criminal gangs that profit from gold.

    And these communities say the government does not protect them from the gangs.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from La Toma.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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