Latin American Herald Tribune | 1/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
U.N. Asks Colombia to Protect Indians
Jan 28 -- The U.N. Refugee Agency asked Colombia to protect its indigenous citizens, who are the victims of humiliation, mistreatment and even murder, and who therefore find themselves forced to flee their homes, some to neighboring Venezuela.
The agency is showing concern over the growing number of cases of forced displacement to which the Wayuu Indians, who live in the northeastern Colombian province of La Guajira, have been subjected.
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