Weekly Report - 01 November 2018

COLOMBIA: Uribistas press for reform of transitional justice court

For the past two months, Colombia’s ruling right-wing Centro Democrático (CD), led by former president (2002-2010) and incumbent senator Álvaro Uribe, has been driving attempts to create a special chamber to deal with the crimes committed by members of the military within the Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz (JEP), the transitional justice court set up following the signing of the peace deal with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (Farc) to handle cases related to the country’s internal armed conflict.

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