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Groups call for US inquiry into police killing of ‘Cop City’ protester

In April 2024, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights filed a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights requesting an investigation into the 2023 murder of Manuel Esteban Páez Terán (known as “Tortuguita”), an environmental activist who was killed by police while peacefully protesting the construction of Atlanta’s “Cop City” facility.

Speaking with The Guardian, our staff attorney Delia Addo-Yobo calls for accountability and justice. Read the full piece here.