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Peace negotiator implicated in one of Colombia's most traumatic political killings


Peace negotiator implicated in one of Colombia's most traumatic political killings: [] Bedoya, currently a close ally of Uribe in opposing the peace talks, has long been accused of ties to the AUC, a paramilitary organization that committed tens of thousands of human rights violations between 1997 and 2006 when its last unit was demobilized.

But also Mora was cooperating with paramilitary groups and helped conspire the killing of Garzon, said Don Berna according to Semana.

While Mora has never before been linked to the political murder, as then-commander of the army he was a known political enemy of Garzon, one of the most critical journalists of his time.

“Garzon had been the victim of attacks and intimidating accusations by the highest commanders of the Armed forces, particularly General Jorge Enrique Mora, who accused him of being a friend of the guerrillas,” the Garzon family attorneys told weekly Semana in 2012.

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