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Colombia/Venezuela: Armed Groups Control Lives at Border

January 22, 2020 Video Colombia/Venezuela: Armed Groups Control Lives at Border Killings, Forced Labor, Child Recruitment (Bogotá, January 22, 2020) – Armed groups use brutal violence to control peoples’ daily lives in the eastern Colombian province of Arauca and the neighboring Venezuelan state of Apure, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 64-page report, “‘The Guerrillas Are the Police’: Social Control and Abuses by Armed Groups in Colombia’s Arauca Province and Venezuela’s Apure State,” documents violations by the National Liberation Army (ELN), the Patriotic Forces…

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