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Colombia: Seek Ex-Paramilitary Commander’s Extradition

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Click to expand Image Colombian paramilitary warlord Salvatore Mancuso is escorted by US DEA agents on May 13, 2008 upon his arrival to Opa-locka, Florida. © AP Photo/Alan Diaz (New York) – The Colombian government should urgently exhaust all legal avenues to secure the extradition of a former paramilitary commander, Salvatore Mancuso, from the United States, Human Rights Watch said today. Mancuso, a former top commander of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia, is in the US after completing a US prison sentence for cocaine trafficking. Colombian authorities seem to have put little…

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