Latin American Herald Tribune | 7/14/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombian Militias Acknowledge 21,000 Killings
Jul 14--Colombia’s former militia groups have acknowledged killing 21,000 people in the past 22 years, an Attorney General’s Office report obtained Monday by Efe shows.
The unit’s director, Luis Gonzalez, told Efe that as of June 16, “21,000 murders have been confessed to by the paramilitaries. It’s horrific.”
What lies ahead is even more “horrendous” because many killings have still not been confessed to, Gonzalez said.
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