Colombia: FARC recorded training children

Posted on February 25, 2015 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, FARC, Social Issues reported a video showing a group of children and youth while they are trained, allegedly by the FARC, was released Tuesday by the Army of Colombia, two weeks after the guerrilla group renounce recruit children under 17 years.
In the images, the group of children-where there children- runs a series of exercises in a jungle area: overcome obstacles, crawl on the ground while carrying guns in their hands and move through the channel of a river.
While doing the training, children and youth receive orders from several people, sometimes they are called by their names or simply refer to them as “comrades”.
According to the Army, the structure of the FARC coaching these kids is the “Heroes Marquetalia” column, which operates in the southern department of Tolima (midwest).
The images were obtained by troops from Zeus Task Force, which operates in areas of the departments of Tolima, Valle del Cauca and Cauca (west). Read Article


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