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Colombia: No to Army Raids

"Las batidas son ilegales"  Ningún jóven puede ser conducido por fuerza a cuarteles militares, ni permanecer detenido allí por largos períodos de tiempo, ni ser obligado a que se le practiquen exámenes para el ingreso a las fuerzas militares" Sentencia C-879, corte constitucional. Publicada en el grupo en Facebook "Soy Colombiano"

“Army raids are illegal”
Image published on Facebook by “Soy Colombiano”


Since early 2013, Colombian netizens have been sharing an image which reads “Army raids are illegal” [es], to speak out against the military detaining young people who are in the street without documents or who have not defined their military status. According to the Constitutional Court this practice is not allowed. In Colombia [es]conscientious objection to participate in military service is a right [es]

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