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Colombia’s land restitution process failing those forced off their land

Headline Title:  Colombia’s land restitution process failing those forced off their land 27 November 2014 Threats and killings coupled with the weak implementation of flawed legislation are scuppering the Colombian government’s promise to return millions of hectares of land illegally snatched from peasant farmers, Indigenous People and Afro-descendant communities, said Amnesty International today.In a new report A land title is not enough: Ensuring sustainable land restitution in Colombia, Amnesty International explores how the Victims and Land Restitution Law (Law 1448), implemented…

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