Posted on March 7, 2017 9:27 pm
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Amnesty International Reports: Paramilitaries Force Hundreds Off their Homes as Conflict Persists in Colombia (E)

The forced displacement of nearly 400 people from a community in North West Colombia by a paramilitary group is tragic evidence that the armed conflict is far from over, said Amnesty International.

Over the weekend, some 200 armed men identified as members of paramilitary group the Gaitanista Self-Defence Forces of Colombia (Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia, AGC) entered the town of Peña Azul, Alto Baudó, Chocó, in North Western Colombia. Amnesty International