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Colombia's displaced 'rises 25%'

Apr 23 -- Some 380,000 Colombians were forced from their homes last year by the continuing armed conflict, a local human rights group has said.

Colombia's displaced 'rises 25%'

The Centre for Human Rights and the Displaced, Codhes, says this is a 25% rise on 2008 and brings the total displaced since 1985 to 4.6 million.

Government officials say the number registered as displaced has risen.

But they say the Codhes total includes figures from previous years and those falsely claiming compensation.
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