The Massacre of Trujillo refers to multiple and successive human rights violations committed between 1988 and 1994 in the municipalities of Trujillo, Bolivar, and Riofrio (Valle del Cauca), including enforced disappearances, torture and the murders of approximately 340 people at the hands of a coordinated criminal structure which included members of the Army, Police, local politicians and paramilitaries from the North Valle cartel. Continue reading Trujillo massacre
The Department of Administrative Security (DAS) was, until 2011, the main Colombian State intelligence agency and answered directly to the Presidency. Continue reading Illegal activities by the DAS
Luis Guillermo Pérez, president of the José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers Collective, talks to PBI about transitional justice in Colombia.
PBI: How would you describe the case of Colombia with regards to transitional justice?