Wednesday, 01 October 2008
Armed groups forced at least 270,000 Colombians to flee their homes in the first half of this year, a report by a local human rights group says. The group, Codhes, says this figure represents a 41% increase on 2007. Rebels, paramilitaries and drug gangs are all forcing people from their land as they fight for land to grow cocaine, according to Codhes. But the...