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Colombia admits rights violations during war

Government admits it was guilty of human rights violations during its 50-year battle with leftist rebels.

Last Modified: 26 Jul 2013 08:13
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The Colombian government has admitted for the first time that it committed serious human rights violations during its 50-year battle with leftist rebels.
 
The admission came from President Juan Manuel Santos, who was appearing in court to defend a constitutional amendment allowing peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
 
Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.

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