Behind the hills / Detras de las colinas

Under President Alvaro Uribe Velez, the Colombian government offered soldiers a bounty for every guerrilla fighter they killed. Most of the bodies presented for payment turned out to be those of innocent peasants (known, euphemistically , as “Falsos Positivos”). The enormity of these crimes is revealed through testimonies from the families of the victims, whose murders remain unpunished.

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