Colombia: Human Rights Report Released


CPT-Colombia released its 2008 compilation of violations of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) witnessed by or reported to the team.  Covering incidents observed by the team in Colombia's Magdalena Medio region and Nariño province from December 2007 through November 2008, the report includes only cases of which CPT has direct knowledge, either by having witnessed the violation or by taking information directly from victims or witnesses, and only documents violations of IHL which relate directly to Colombia's armed conflict.  The full report can be found at