New report highlights Colombia's painful past

Almost 40,000 people were kidnapped in Colombia over the past 40 years, according to a new report.

    Almost 40,000 people have been kidnapped in Colombia over the past 40 years, according to a new report

    The recent study has revealed that the vast majority of these crimes have gone unpunished.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from the capiptal, Bogota.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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