“There are serious concerns about the protection of human rights in the use of public force”: Stefan Peters a DW
In a recent interview with Deutsche Welle (DW) in Spanish, CAPAZ Academic Director and professor of peace studies at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Prof. Dr. Stefan Peters talked about the actions of the security forces in the context of the recent protests in Colombia.
In the interview, Prof. Dr. Peters stated, “What we see in Colombia is abuse of power and excessive use of force by state actors, as we also saw in the 2019 protests. There are serious concerns about the protection of human rights in the use of public force”.
Read: “Police repression of protests: mass violence or state terrorism” (in Spanish)
Victoria Dannemann. “Represión policial en protestas: ¿Violencia masiva o terrorismo de Estado?” In: DW, 14.5.2021. Recovered on 18.5.2021 from: [https://www.dw.com/es/represi%C3%B3n-policial-en-protestas-violencia-masiva-o-terrorismo-de-estado/a-57536871]
(NW: Claudia Maya. English: Tiziana Laudato)