Posted on January 24, 2017 9:56 am
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Are There Paramilitaries in Colombia? Silla Vacía Moderates a Discussion (S)

Minister of Defense Luis Carlos Villegas, said that there are no paramilitaries in Colombia because stating that such is the case would amount to giving political recognition to “a bunch of outlaws engaged in common crimes”. Two of Silla Vacía’s experts, Marina Gallego and Jorge Giraldo, discuss the merits of the minister’s claim. Ms Gallego is a national coordinator of Ruta Pacífica de las Mujeres; Mr. Jorge Giraldo is the Dean of the School of Humanities of UNiversidad Eafit member of the Comisión Histórica del Conflicto and it’s victims. Silla Vacía