Source: Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
Date: 04 Aug 2010
By Torin Thomas Schaafsma
MARÍA LA BAJA, Colombia — Ten years ago, a Colombian paramilitary group violently forced the people of Mampuján Viejo from their homes. In June this year, the Justice and Peace Court of the Superior Tribunal of Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, ruled that the community must be compensated.