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.

by

    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.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.