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Who commits most sex crimes in Colombia’s armed conflict?
Apr 20, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Who commits most sex crimes in Colombia’s armed conflict?

posted by Julia Guggenheim and Alice Bradshaw-Smith

The US Army is investigating alleged sex crimes by soldiers and defense contractors, but they only make up a tiny percentage of Colombia’s overall sexual statistics within the conflict. The majority of  Full Article »

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US army to investigate Colombia child rape allegations
Apr 6, 2015 Ξ 1 Comment

US army to investigate Colombia child rape allegations

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The United States army has said it will investigate mass sexual abuse allegedly carried out by members of the US military and employees of defense contractor Dyncorp in Colombia, reported USA Today.

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More than half of Colombia officials think domestic violence ‘should be solved in privacy’
Mar 23, 2015 Ξ 1 Comment

More than half of Colombia officials think domestic violence ‘should be solved in privacy’

posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith

The majority of Colombia’s government officials believe that spousal abuse “should be solved in privacy” rather than by judicial authorities, a recent study showed.

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Colombia prosecutors investigating 29 religious leaders over child sexual abuse
Feb 16, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Colombia prosecutors investigating 29 religious leaders over child sexual abuse

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office said Saturday that it has opened criminal investigations against 29 religious leaders who are accused of sexually abusing children under 14.

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Child prostitution busts in Colombia might land 50 US citizens in jail
Nov 3, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Child prostitution busts in Colombia might land 50 US citizens in jail

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Recent operations in Colombia that resulted in the arrest of dozens of alleged sex traffickers might land dozens of US citizens suspected of having sex with minors, US authorities told  Full Article »

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Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations
Oct 23, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Following revelations of alleged sexual harassment in Colombia’s Senate, the secretary suspected of the abuse on Thursday heard he also has to respond for allegedly threatening the journalist who revealed the  Full Article »

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Police dismantle child sex networks across Colombia
Oct 16, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Police dismantle child sex networks across Colombia

posted by Piotr Wojciak

Police have taken down at least three major child prostitution rings across Colombia this week, reported local media on Thursday.

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Medellin transsexual ‘stoned to death’
Oct 1, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Medellin transsexual ‘stoned to death’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

A transsexual has been stoned to death in Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, a local gay rights group said on Wednesday.

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Northeast Colombia mayor accused of sexual abuse
Sep 23, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Northeast Colombia mayor accused of sexual abuse

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

The mayor of the northwestern Colombian city of Cucuta is facing accusations of sexual harassment and partying with prostitutes.

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Dutch citizen arrested in Bogota on sexual assault charges
Mar 17, 2014 Ξ No Comments

Dutch citizen arrested in Bogota on sexual assault charges

posted by Philip Acuña

A Dutch citizen has been arrested in Bogota’s international airport for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a sex worker in 2012, local media reported Sunday.

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