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Colombia’s peace transition obscures killings of community leaders

Friday, November 10, 2017


After the fanfare with the peace accord with FARC and President Santos awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, Colombia is hardly making a peaceful transition to a post-conflict.

Extra-judicial killings have claimed the lives of 81 community leaders this year, blamed on Bacrim, an umbrella term for criminal groups financed by drug trafficking.

Source: The City Paper Bogota