Colombia’s State Council has ruled that members of the armed forces, including the military and police, can also be deemed victims of the armed conflict, according to El Tiempo newspaper.
A member of the leftist opposition party Democratic Pole on Tuesday filed suit against Colombia’s defense minister over ongoing ilegal recruitment practices in the army, according to El Espectador newspaper.
The military intelligence operation which allegedly spied on Colombia’s peace talks with the FARC was completely legal, said the country’s defense minister as several members of the military unit were Full Article »
Colombia’s chief prosecutor announced on Wednesday that his office will order the arrest of four members of the security forces who allegedly are involved in wiretapping ongoing peace talks with FARC rebels Full Article »
Twelve experts from the United Nations (UN) have urged the Colombia not to adopt a law which would expand the jurisdiction of military courts, fearing this would lead to impunity for human Full Article »
A new commission will investigate the wiretapping of the negotiators of ongoing peace talks with rebel group FARC, the Colombian government announced on Monday. Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon announced the creation of the special Full Article »