FARC Peace Agreement is Revamped and Passed by Colombian Congress “The role of the armed forces will be key, because now they will be in charge of protecting their former foes.” – Luis Moreno Ocampo Article excerpt: Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos scored a big victory in getting a revamped peace deal with the communist […]
“The Colombia peace agreement is a work of art” according to the former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union’s suspension of the FARC guerrillas from the list of terrorist organizations for the next six months. Ocampo has been personally involved in negotiations for many years, during and […]
Colombia and FARC sign historic deal ending decades of war Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko signed an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their nation a byword for violence. Former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was present at […]
An Exceptional Commitment to the Columbia Peace Accords Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses new demands for peace accords in Colombia. Half of the Colombians who voted in the referendum on the previous agreement wanted more to be done to demobilize the FARC. Community work and regional confinement as an alternative to penalties were not enough. The […]
Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union suspending sanctions for the FARC for being on a list of terrorist organizations over the next six months in support of the recent peace agreement.