January 28, 2017

For 1st time, Colombia calls general to trial for mass killing of civilians

For the first time since the breaking of the “false positives” scandal almost nine years ago, Colombia prosecutors called a general to trial to respond for the execution of civilians who were falsely reported as combat kills.

Retired General Henry Torres is one of 22 generals who are investigated over the mass killing of civilians that cost the lives of an estimated 4,000 civilians,.. Read more.

Colombia Reports

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