Series : Giving a face to the other Tame, Arauca, Colombia - 2017
Terrorists, drug traffickers and hijackers – these are the images the fighters of the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia are widely known for. The Colombian government has framed our perception of the civil war in this South American country. In reality, the right-wing paramilitary, often in cooperation with the state‘s military, was demonstrably responsible for significantly more civilian casualties in this bloody war in which 220,000 people were killed by force. The insurgents are only a few steps away from civilian life. In talking to them, we may understand what motivated them to arm themselves and fight the Colombian state.
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