Colombia-Farc declaration fails to guarantee victims’ right to justice

Posted on June 9, 2014 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, FARC, Human Rights Latin America reported the historic declaration agreed between the Colombian government and the country’s main guerrilla group, FARC, will not contribute to a lasting peace unless those responsible for human rights abuses, including war crimes and crimes against humanity, are brought to justice, said Amnesty International.

The 10 principles on victims’ rights contains no commitment to bring to justice those who displaced, tortured, killed, abducted, disappeared or raped millions of Colombians over the past five decades. Read Article

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