Fighting For The Rights Of Colombia's Acid Attack Victims

04/15/2015 02:06 pm ET | Updated Apr 15, 2015

A little over a year ago, then 33-year-old Natalia Ponce de León was attacked with sulfuric acid in the Colombian capital of Bogota. The brutal acid attack sparked a national outcry and left activists demanding the government to take action.

Al Jazeera contributor Flora Charner reports in a recent piece for Al Jazeera that while most acid attacks take place in Asia and the Middle East, the crime is becoming more common in Colombia as well. Charner joined HuffPost Live to discuss how the cases are mobilizing the government into action.

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