"Without application of the amnesty and without the release of those members or collaborators of FARC entitled to Amnesty under the Final Agreement, it is irresponsible to pretend to demand that weapons be laid down. FARC are showing a commitment to the peace process which is more explicit and effective than that expressed by several state institutions." Semana
There are 1,900 FARC guerrillas being held in prisons throughout Colombia awaiting for the amnesty law to come into effect. Their fate depends in great part on the work from the foundation "Larga vida a las mariposas" -- a coalition of human rights organizations founded six years ago with a staff of 65 lawyers charged with the legal issues concerning FARC imprisoned fighters. Las2Orillas.