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Santrich Case

Santrich Case: Dejusticia Defends and Respects the Autonomy and Independence of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)

In the face of this controversy, Dejusticia calls on the Appeals Section (Sección de Apelaciones) of the JEP to clarify the special rules on evidentiary matters which apply to the guarantee of non-extradition.
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Leaders Assassinated in Colombia: how many are left out of the counts?

This analysis by Dejusticia and the Human Rights Data Analysis Group groups the information compiled by different organizations regarding the homicides of social leaders in the country and concludes, through a statistical method, that the problem has a greater magnitude than what is reported.
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The links between economic power and conflict: a major challenge for the Truth Commission

On Thursday, March 1st, we launched the report "Increasing Accountability: The Role of the Truth Commission in the Disclosure of Corporate Responsibility in the Colombian Armed Conflict." Free entry with prior registration.
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Guide to clarify rumors about the Peace Agreement

In light of the inaccurate impressions, misinterpretations and half-truths that are circulating, we consider it necessary to clarify what the Government and the ex-guerrilla of the FARC-EP really agreed on, and how those commitments are being implemented.
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Comments on the statutory bill to implement the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

Academics and social organizations, including Dejusticia, analyzed the political convenience and the constitutional justification of the project that is being discussed in Congress.
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Dejusticia and GPAZ’s suggestions so that differentiated criminal treatment does not remain on paper

In the Peace Agreement, the Government committed to give up criminal actions and penalties against small farmers and people living in poverty, involved in illicit crops. To date, no law has been approved for this purpose. Here, we outline our proposals.
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Administration of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace: comments on the Draft Statutory Law

On September 11, Rodrigo Uprimny participated in the public hearing convened by the joint commissions of the Senate of the Republic and the House of Representatives on the draft statutory law governing the administration of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP). This project begins in Congress and will be discussed under a fast-track procedure.
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We call for strengthening publicity and transparency in the selection of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

Dejusticia respectfully and publicly requests that before proceeding with the process, the Selection Committee informs society of some aspects of pre-selection and selection.
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Los Guáimaros resist being forgotten

August 30th marks the 15th anniversary of the massacre in the village of Los Guáimaros, in Montes de María. Despite the cruelty of those 15 deaths and their impact, their story remains untold and no one knows who did it.
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