Colombian inquiry reveals army carried out 6,400 extrajudicial killings 

Thousands killed in Colombia over the past several years

Bogota, February 23 (RHC)-- In Colombia, an inquiry by a special court has revealed the Colombian Army carried out over 6,400 extrajudicial killings, known as “false positives,” between 2002 and 2008. 

The Colombian Army then falsely deemed their victims as FARC rebels, in order to boost their combat kill rates and appear as if they were winning Colombia’s half-century, U.S.-backed conflict against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. 
 

Edited by Ed Newman



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