Weekly Report - 11 January 2024 (WR-24-01)

Colombian guerrilla groups renounce kidnappings

Kidnappings, long a staple of Colombia’s internal conflict, have been increasing in recent years following a steep decline after the disbanded Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (Farc) guerrilla group renounced the practice in 2012. But, in a major boost for President Gustavo Petro’s ‘total peace’ initiative, two of the country’s largest rebel forces agreed in December to stop carrying out kidnappings for ransom.

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