Nasa Peoples apply indigenous justice on FARC guerrilla members

Nasa Peoples apply indigenous justice on FARC guerrilla members

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John Ahni Schertow
January 24, 2015
 

One of the largest Indigenous Nations in Colombia, the Nasa, have struggled for decades against interference and attacks from both guerrilla and government military forces. Americas Now Correspondent Toby Muse traveled to Toribio, Colombia, in the heart of the Nasa territory, where he witnessed an extraordinary moment, as the community gathered to pass justice to a group of leftist FARC guerrilla members who were apprehended by the indigenous guard and killed two members of their community.

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