crime de guerre

Colombia's transitional justice cannot agree on how to prosecute environmental crimes

In its latest indictment, Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) insisted that "transitional justice is also environmental justice” and deemed ecosystem damage as a war crime. Three magistrates wrote partial dissenting opinions disputing that conclusion, while two others supported it. What does their legal debate reveal about making justice in the world's second most biodiverse […]
By Andrés Bermúdez Liévano, our correspondent in Colombia
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