Source: (2007) Working Paper 57. Madrid: Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior (FRIDE).

As well as the global human rights treaties ratified by Colombia, the international context can count on the Basic principles and guidelines on the right to a remedy and reparation for victims of gross violations of international human rights law and serious violations of international humanitarian law approved in December 2005 by the General Assembly of the United Nations3.These guidelines set out a clear road map in processes of transitional justice, in which justice, the truth, wholesale reparations to the victims of gross violations of human rights and guarantees of non-repetition have to be respected. (excerpt)

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