"COLOMBIA’S peace process was under threat once again yesterday after the army chief of staff threatened to arrest communist rebels. General Alberto Mejia said: “Any FARC member found outside the concentration zones will be arrested and charged by the attorney general. If they don’t have any criminal record, they will be handed to the monitoring mechanism on the orders of the army’s High Command.” Morning Star
President Juan Manuel Santos led his French counterpart François Hollande to the FARC demobilization camp Los Monos, in the municipality of Caldono, department of Cauca. Hollande and Santos are to meet with Jean Arnaud, who heads the UN Nations Observation Mission in Colombia, and Pablo Catatumbo, from FARC Secretariat. El Tiempo
"Through the mountains, rivers and roads of 33 routes previously defined with the Government, at least 5,500 guerrillas march to the 26 points across the country where they will disarm. Among them, as a novelty of peace, there are pregnant women and nursing mothers. It is a gigantic march supported about 600 officials and protected by a state security cordon. Interview with Carlos Córdoba, director of the demobilization zones and coordinator of this migration. El Tiempo
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.