Lays out what happened in Bogotá’s La Modelo prison the night of March 21, when a protest led to guards killing 23 prisoners.
Growing concerns about the spread of coronavirus in Colombia’s prison system.
Fearing COVID-19 infection, prisoners in Bogotá’s La Modelo penitentiary protested conditions. Government forces, claiming an attempt to escape, killed 23 prisoners and wounded many more. The next day, relatives of prisoners gathered outside its gates.