Human Rights Watch urges Colombia to scrub five officer promotions over links to civilian killings
Security forces killed several thousand civilians during the height of the military's offense against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Officers counted the civilians as guerrillas in order to inflate reported combat deaths and obtain coveted vacations and bonuses.
By: AP | Colombia | Published:November 14, 2017 11:38 pm
The Defense Ministry did not have any immediate comment.
Human Rights Watch is urging Colombia’s government to cancel promotions for five military officers it says are strongly linked to the killings of civilians who were falsely reported to be leftist rebels slain in combat.
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