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Demonstrations in Bogota for FARC victims amid peace talks

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 01:03

Oct. 18 - The families of victims said to be kidnapped by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members demand answers, as the Colombian government and leftist rebels hold peace talks in Norway. Sarah Irwin reports.

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The families of victims thought to be kidnapped by members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - or FARC - demonstrate in Bogota's Bolivar Square on Thursday. Displaying photographs of their missing relatives, they blamed the leftist rebels - saying they want answers - as peace talks between the government and rebel negotiators took place in Oslo. Teresa Duque de Silva said FARC rebels kidnapped her son in 2002. SOUNDBITE: Teresa Duque de Silva, Victim's mother (Spanish) "Tell them to tell us the truth. Nothing but the truth. I am resigned, we are resigned to receiving the news, no matter how severe, to find out if they killed him." The Norway talks represent the latest attempt in a decade to broker peace with the rebels. As preliminary talks wrapped up, both sides agreed to meet in Cuba next month - to continue negotiations.

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Demonstrations in Bogota for FARC victims amid peace talks

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 01:03