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ICRC warns Colombia conflict victims 'forgotten'

April 26--The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned that Colombians caught up in the civil conflict there are in danger of being forgotten.

ICRC warns Colombia conflict victims 'forgotten'

Fighting has shifted from densely populated areas to remote regions where the fate of tens of thousands of people is almost invisible, the ICRC says.

ICRC staff recorded 800 alleged human rights violations last year, including murder and sexual violence.

Left-wing rebel groups have fought the Colombian government since the 1960s.

The ICRC says the number of people displaced by the conflict now stands at 3.3m out of a population of about 46m - one of the highest figures in the world.
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