War crimes tribunal investigating Colombia's war atrocities

The tribunal’s president says the goal is to obtain some sense of justice, even if the crimes were greater than any penalty to be imposed.


    Colombia's war crimes tribunal investigating the atrocities committed during a five-decade-long war has begun collecting testimony and evidence.

    It comes a year after the signing of an historic peace agreement between the former FARC rebels and the government.

    But as Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports, it's unlikely to heal the wounds that so deeply divide the country.


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.