The Colombian government has asked for the extradition of Héctor Arboleda, who was arrested in Madrid on Saturday, to face charges associated with long-standing allegations that the FARC rebel group requires pregnant female guerrillas to have abortions.
The possible probe comes as the government moves closer to signing a peace deal with rebels.
VICE News Meets NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (Excerpt from 'The Russians Are Coming: NATO's Frontier)
In this excerpt from 'The Russians Are Coming: NATO's Frontier,' VICE News travels to Poland to speak with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg about Russian threats in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.
In this extra scene, VICE News travels to the Netherlands to see how NATO forces are boosting their rapid reaction capabilities in Europe.
As many as 300 bodies could be buried at the sit high above Medellin, a city that is seeking to shed its violent reputation. "The pain is completely the same since that day," a woman whose husband went missing tells us.
VICE News traveled to Poland to see how the country, and its NATO allies, are bracing for a possible Russian attack.
Proponents hope a truth commission could offer closure to millions of Colombians affected by the conflict. Both sides are responsible for human-rights abuses, while distrust and resentment for past atrocities remain high.
While the chopped up bodies mount in Buenaventura amid a gang war and word of Santeria-like rituals, local officials want to redevelop the most vulnerable coastal communities in Colombia's crucial Pacific port.
Today, foreign policy is enacted through corporations. Tasks that once would have been the sole province of the CIA or the military are routinely contracted out to firms listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
'Too Scared to Return': Millions of Displaced Colombians Failed by Land Restitution Efforts, Report Says
Amnesty International says efforts to restore stolen land are falling apart due to violence, threats and ineffective legislation — an issue which could derail Colombia's fragile peace process.
The case of Sixta Campo — a community leader in a small town plagued by paramilitary threats and violence — shows why a government peace deal with FARC guerrillas won't solve all the country's problems.