Protesters face water cannon, tear gas in Colombia

STORY: The protesters faced down police in riot gear, blasts from a water cannon, and tear gas.

According to the police report, 13 people were arrested, and three police officers were injured during the day of protests in Colombia.

Students and workers took to the streets of Bogota on Thursday to commemorate the first anniversary of the national strike in Colombia against President Ivan Duque.

Last year's protests enveloped cities throughout Colombia and ran for six weeks as demonstrators' demands expanded to include a basic income and an end to police violence.

At least 29 people were killed in connection with those protests - with many deaths blamed on excessive use of force by police.

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