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Assignment

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The Disposables
In Colombia, years of political and drug-related murders have created one of the most violent societies in the world.
Now a sinister new form of killing, called social cleansing, has begun. Beggars, thieves, homosexuals, prostitutes and street children - Colombia's "disposable people" -are preyed upon by death squads.
The murderers are usually hired by shopkeepers and businessmen who want to clean up the streets of what they consider unproductive human beings. In one instance, tramps were lured to a university campus and then slaughtered to provide body parts for medical students.
Emily Buchanan tracks down the victims and their killers.
Producer Giselle Portenier
EditorGlynn Jones

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Unknown: Emily Buchanan
Producer: Giselle Portenier
Producer: Editorglynn Jones

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