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Francisco Vera: 11-Year-Old Environmental Activist in Colombia is Receiving Death Threats

by Quincy Thomas
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The child environmentalist receiving death threats in Colombia. Francisco Vera, 11, was threatened after calling for better access to education during the pandemic.

Vera posted a video asking the government to boost internet access to help children study.

UN has hand-delivered a letter to Francisco, congratulating him for his pioneering work in Columbia.

UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights thanks him for his activism and says that the world needs more young people with his “passion to protect the planet”.

The violence against human rights activists and environmental leaders is on the rise in Columbia.

Colombia is one of the deadliest countries for climate activists, with at least 64 killed in 2020, according to AJ Plus.


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