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Submitted by dan. on 2007-03-21 00:09.
The 75-page report is based on an extensive national survey that the Center conducted with more than 2,000 respondents in February and March 2006, in collaboration with a Colombian NGO—the Social Foundation—and an international consortium of donors known as the Project Counseling Service. The survey assesses perceptions of a range of transitional justice issues, as well as levels of violence suffered by civilians, many of whom have endured more than four decades of brutal armed conflict waged among government, left-wing guerilla, and paramilitary groups.
The report also indicates that among those surveyed:
- Nearly 90% believe that the victims of violations have a right to receive reparations
- 79% believe the Colombian people have a right to truth and want an impartial
- 73.9% expressed a favorable attitude toward reconciliation, but victims directly
- 63% believe that both the leaders and the rank-and- file combatants must be
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Community Action (87)
Crime Prevention (38)
Law Enforcement (56)
Offender Support (76)
Public Education (132)
Restorative Systems (93)
Victim Support (130)