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Here you can find a game designed by the Department of Media, Promotion and Prevention, to measure your skills in this important area.More: The Interactive Game ¿Who wants to know about Human Rights? [+]
Last year, 2,128 guerilla members of the FARC, 492 from the Eln and 18 from dissident groups decided to abandon the terrorist ranks. Since August 7th of 2002, 20,555 armed-group members operating at the margin of the law have individually demobilized.
During 2009, a total of 2,638 guerillas have individually demobilized, reported the Demobilized Humanitarian Attention Program (Pahd).
A17-year-old young man, recruited by FARCs 44th squad narco terrorist organization, received medical attention from an Army combat nurse, assigned to Counterguerrilla Battalion No. 32 Héroes de la Uribe, in an area of better known as Araguato, jungle region of the municipality of San José del Guaviare.More: Underaged youngster recruited by FARC receives humanitarian attention from Army [+]
Thanks to the work coordinated by different municipal institutions, soldiers from Engineering Battalion No.4 “Pedro Nel Ospina”, had an active participation in the neighborhood activity carried out for the 13th Commune in Medellín – Antioquia.More: The Army shares smiles with children of the 13th Commune in Medellín [+]
By rendering health, dental and promotion and prevention services, as well as distributing medicines, gifts and food, troops from Mobile Brigade 23, with support from the Governors Office of is Norte de Santander, executed a humanitarian session in the municipality of Tarra, in Norte de Santander.More: 300 families from Tarra benefited from a humanitarian session [+]
At a conference on the progress of Human Rights which the Army, the vice-minister of Defense, Sergio Jaramillo, hosted today those in attendance at Colombia Hall, School of Arms and Services, in commemoration of the 61st anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights following World War II.More: The Army celebrated International Human Rights Day [+]
Bogota. In assistance at the event, the Minister of Defense and high-ranking officials of the military, the head of the Army presented the book ‘Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: The way of the National Army’, today at 7: 00 in the evening, in the Boyacá hall, in the Officers Club due to the celebration of the Human Rights Day and of International Humanitarian Law.More: The Army presented a book on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law [+]
The Association of Ladies Protectors of the Soldier and the Association for a Dignified Country hereby invite to an art auction "Dreams of a country in peace and without landmines", tonight at 7 p.m. At Cero Galería, on Calle 80 12-55.More: Great auction for a country without landmines [+]
Cartagena. Colombian Vice President, Francisco Santos, asked the international community to join forces with Colombia and demand that illegally armed groups not continue planting land mines, now and future.More: Vice President Santos asks international community to condemn terrorist groups for planting anti-personnel mines [+]
1. Is Colombia a minefield?
Mines are an old problem, but what we have seen during the last 10 years is the result of explosives training received by FARC during the time of clearings. They got into the topic of mine fields while they were negotiating with the government in Caguán. It is a very complicated situation because all the armed groups have resorted to this practice.
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The Organization of American States condemned last Sunday’s FARC attack burning to death four adults and two children near the town of Ospina Pérez, Department of Nariño.More: OAS condemns FARC attack killing six civilians in Narino [+]
Colombian Defense Minister, Gabriel Silva, highlighted this Wednesday the commitment of the government to improve the quality of life for the members of the Armed Forces, including soldiers and Marines infants, during a debate on the issue at the Senates Second Commission.More: Defense Ministry highlights commitment of professional soldiers [+]
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Space that denounces the violations to the Human rights committed by the illegal groups in our territoryMore: Infractions [+]
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