‘Stop the massacre’: Colombia tax protests continue after more than a dozen people DIE in clashes with police

Heated demonstrations over a proposed tax reform in Colombia have continued even after the government pulled the controversial bill, reignited by the death of a young activist reportedly shot in the head by police.

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Rallying around the slogan Stop the massacre, protesters took to the streets in several cities on Monday, following the news that Nicolas Guerrero, 22, was reportedly shot in the head by riot police in the city of Cali. The new round of protests stretched from Cali in the southwest to the capital of Bogota, as well as Medellin and Barranquilla in the north, AFP reported.

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