Colombia admits rights violations during war

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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