Washington Post Reports Increase in Army Killing Civilians

News from Colombia | on: Sunday, 30 March 2008

An article in today's Washington Post newspaper has reported on the growing number of extra-judicial executions of civilians being perpetrated by the Colombian Army. The victims, who are murdered and then dressed in combat fatigues, are subsequently presented as guerrillas killed in combat in an effort to show positive 'results' to military commanders.

The full article can be read here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/29/AR2008032901118.html

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