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.Read More
Dejusticia, together with other civil society organizations and academics, celebrate the definitive step of the FARC-EP’s abandonment of arms to end the conflict and stress the importance of consolidating the Special Jurisdiction for Peace as the next key step.Read More
César Rodríguez argued that the Comprehensive System of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Repetition is in harmony with the Constitution. Regarding different penalties, he affirmed that international law discusses effective sanctions, not jail.Read More
On February 14, Rodrigo Uprimny participated in the hearing convened by the First Committee of the Senate to discuss the constitutional reform project that creates the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) and regulates the special treatment of the Public Force. This reform is two debates from being approved by the Senate. Find here the document on which your intervention was based and which gives an overview of this projectRead More
The civil society organizations and academics who subscribe to this document agree that we are facing a unique opportunity for the changes and adjustments that our democracy requires to definitively overcome the causes and consequences of the armed conflict and to guarantee the stability and durability of peace.Read More
The House of Representatives has already approved the constitutional reform that creates the Special Peace Jurisdiction (JEP) and regulates the special treatment to the public force. This project, which will give life to the transitional justice mechanism to investigate and punish the crimes committed during the conflict, is two debates in the Senate from becoming a reality.Read More
Academics and organizations, including Dejusticia, sign a communiqué to present analysis on the political convention and constitutional justification of the Draft Legislative Act 02 of 2016 Chamber, accumulated with the Draft Legislative Act 03 of 2016, which among other things creates the Comprehensive System of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition, in what includes the JEP and regulates the special criminal treatment for state agents.
The following text presents some reflections to the public and the national Congress related to the constitutional reform project that seeks to give stability and judicial security to the peace accord signed between the Colombia government and the FARC on November 24th, 2016.Read More