Colombia Farc: 85 ex-rebels killed since peace deal

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The United Nations says 85 former Farc rebels have been killed in Colombia since the group signed a peace accord with the government two years ago.

  • BBC

Most of the murders were by illegal armed groups and drug gangs fighting over former Farc territories, UN chief Antonio Guterres said in a report.

Mr Guterres urged Colombian President Ivan Duque, a vocal critic of the peace deal, to do more to protect ex-rebels.

Colombia suffered 52 years of conflict until peace was reached in 2016.

The Farc, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, is now a political party known as the…

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