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Colombians call for end to violence

Tens of thousands march in Bogota ahead of peace talks between government and powerful rebel group FARC.

Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 03:15
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Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Bogota, the Colombian capital, calling for peace across the country.

They want to see an end to the half century-long conflict between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government.

Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.

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