Posts by Tag: Legal Framework for Peace»

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Court orders Santos to explain FARC political participation deal days before elections
Apr 11, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Court orders Santos to explain FARC political participation deal days before elections

posted by Daniel E Freeman

Just five days before Colombia’s presidential elections this May, incumbent Juan Manuel Santos will be expected to appear before the Constitutional Court to explain what political rights would be afforded  Full Article »

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Few victim reparations, impunity for violators hinder Colombia human rights: HRW
Jan 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Few victim reparations, impunity for violators hinder Colombia human rights: HRW

posted by Taran Volckhausen

Colombia in 2013 once again received a failing grade on human rights, a problem made worse by the justice system’s impunity for human rights abusers, and slow progress on victim  Full Article »

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‘Modest achievements’ so far in peace talks: FARC
Oct 3, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

‘Modest achievements’ so far in peace talks: FARC

posted by Charlie de Rivaz

The chief negotiator of Colombia’s main rebel group FARC has said that the peace talks between the rebels and the government have yielded only “modest achievements” so far.

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‘Legal framework is an obstacle to peace’: FARC
Sep 20, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

‘Legal framework is an obstacle to peace’: FARC

posted by Marcus Sales

Rebel group FARC on Thursday branded the legal framework for peace, a bill determining the boundaries of peace agreements with illegal armed groups, as a “hindrance to achieving the end  Full Article »

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‘No impunity for those guilty of genocide and war crimes’: Santos
Sep 19, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

‘No impunity for those guilty of genocide and war crimes’: Santos

posted by Charlie de Rivaz

President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday said that the most serious crimes committed during the country’s 49-year armed conflict will not be rewarded with impunity in any eventual peace between  Full Article »

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Colombia military deserves immunity if FARC not punished: Retired soldiers
Sep 10, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia military deserves immunity if FARC not punished: Retired soldiers

posted by Charlie de Rivaz

If FARC guerrillas receive reduced sentences in the wake of an eventual peace deal with Colombia’s government then retired members of the country’s security forces should too, according to the  Full Article »

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Serious crimes committed by the armed forces may go unpunished: Colombia President
Sep 3, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Serious crimes committed by the armed forces may go unpunished: Colombia President

posted by Charlie de Rivaz

Members of Colombia’s armed forces who committed serious crimes during the country’s 49-year armed conflict may not be punished, according to comments made by the President on Tuesday.

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Legal framework for peace strikes balance between peace and justice: Government
Aug 30, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Legal framework for peace strikes balance between peace and justice: Government

posted by Marcus Sales

The Colombian government on Friday said that the Constitutional Court’s decision to endorse the legal framework for peace, a bill determining the boundaries of a peace agreement with rebel group  Full Article »

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‘International Criminal Court knows little about Colombia’s conflict’: FARC
Aug 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

‘International Criminal Court knows little about Colombia’s conflict’: FARC

posted by Marcus Sales

Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC on Monday said that the International Criminal Court (ICC) knows little about Colombia’s internal conflict.

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Colombia’s peace legislation hinders peace process: FARC
Aug 6, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s peace legislation hinders peace process: FARC

posted by Marcus Sales

Rebel group FARC on Tuesday said that Colombia’s legal framework for peace, a pending bill determining the boundaries of peace agreements with illegal armed groups “plays no positive role in  Full Article »

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