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Colombia: FARC urged to end all kidnapping

Headline Title:  Colombia: FARC urged to end all kidnapping 27 February 2012 The announcement by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) that it will stop kidnapping for ransom is a positive but insufficient first step, said Amnesty International today. The organization urged the guerrilla group to put an immediate end to all forms of kidnapping and hostage-taking, as well as to all other human rights abuses such as unlawful killings, the recruitment of children and the use of indiscriminate weapons such as land mines. In a statement issued by the FARC's leadership, the…

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