Colombian University Teacher freed

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A Protestor Demonstrating against the Privatisation of Higher Education in Colombia in April

Colombian university teacher, Miguel Beltran has been cleared of all charges and released

Education International and teacher trade unionists round the world have campaigned for his release. He was held on spurious charges of terrorism (see previous posts)

Colombia is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a trade unionist and in particular a teacher trade unionist - many are assassinated or incarcerated there every year. To read more about the case of Miguel Beltran go to: http://www.ei-ie.org/en/news/news_details/1837

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