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Colombia: Reform will boost impunity for military and police human rights abusers

Headline Title:  Colombia: Reform will boost impunity for military and police human rights abusers 06 December 2012 Members of the armed forces and police suspected of criminal responsibility in serious human rights violations may evade justice because of a planned constitutional reform in Colombia, Amnesty International warned today. The measure, which is currently in the Senate and is expected to become law shortly, will strengthen the country’s military justice system that has in the past been the guarantor of almost complete impunity for members of the armed forces and the police.…

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