#VelaPorLaVida Thousands Around the World Light Candles Against New Colombia Killings
#VelaPorLaVida. A “Candlethon” denouncing the murders of community leaders in Colombia movilized thousands of defenders of life throughout the planet who’ve shown their solidarity with the growing number of murders that has shaken the nation and the world.
From New York to Paris, to Sidney, Barcelona, London, México City thousands answered the call and took to the streets.
In Bogotá, some 20,000 people gathered at Plaza de Bolívar. They placed a list with the names of some of those killed next to the statue of the Libertador.