Posted on December 25, 2016 10:31 pm
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Securing the Peace in Colombia: Foreign Affairs Magazine

Burdened by the lack of political consensus, an untrustworthy partner, and a politically weak, lame-duck president, the peace process faces daunting challenges, says  in Foreign Affairs

“The most controversial provisions in the agreement relate to transitional justice, or how FARC leaders accused of genocide and other war crimes will be held accountable. Critics were indignant that the accused can avoid jail time by confessing before a special tribunal (separate from the Colombian judicial system) and being sentenced to “restricted liberty”.