Colombia: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Third session of the UPR Working Group of the UN Human Rights Council, December 2008
In this submission, Amnesty International provides information under sections B, C and D, as stipulated in the General Guidelines. Amnesty International raises issues related to the legal framework for the demobilization of paramilitary groups; reparation for victims of human rights abuses; implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court; and children and armed conflict. The submission also includes concerns about human rights violations by paramilitary groups; extrajudicial executions; enforced disappearances; forced displacement of civilians; attacks on human rights defenders and trade unionists; and human rights abuses by guerrilla groups.
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