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JEP: a risky deal

All our news articles and expert analyses on the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP in Spanish). This is the judicial component of the transitional justice process in Colombia. It is based on a "legal compromise" that basically says: if you accept responsibility, if you tell the truth, if you express remorse and undertake to make reparation, you will not be imprisoned. It's a risky deal. And it's controversial. Justice Info deciphers all the news from this atypical court and provides reliable, accurate and balanced information.

Colombia’s JEP unveils alternative sanctions but remains silent on punishment

After six years of work and three since its pioneering indictments, Colombia's special transitional justice tribunal – known as JEP – is finally getting closer to imposing its first sanctions. With the launch of an environmental restoration project, it began to unveil how the reparative aspect of its special sanctions will work. But it is […]
By Andrés Bermúdez Liévano (our correspondent in Colombia)
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