Families of kidnapped people ask for a cessation of military actions to facilitate their release

Families of kidnapped people ask for a cessation of military actions to facilitate their release
Families of kidnapped people ask for a cessation of military actions to facilitate their release

The relatives of the Prosecutor’s Office officials kidnapped by the Central General Staff of the FARC, in the north of Cauca, also asked the national government to suspend military actions to establish a humanitarian corridor that allows the return to freedom of their loved ones. .

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These are those close to Betty Magé and Gerson Rivera, employees of the Prosecutor’s Office, and the civilian María Yeni Ruiz, kidnapped on April 19 by the Dagoberto Ramos column in a rural area of ​​the municipality of Santander de Quilichao.

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The illegal armed group had already expressed through a statement that the military actions in northern Cauca have put the integrity of the kidnapped people at risk and requested, in order to free them, to stop the military offensives for 48 hours in three municipalities. of Cauca.

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Later, in a video, the relatives of the kidnapping victims affirm that, “this is a light at the end of the tunnel, since more than 15 days have passed and we are worried about the lives of our parents due to the clashes that are currently taking place. in Cauca.”

They also stated that, “we implore the Colombian State to agree to this proposal as a sign of respect for the life and integrity of our parents. “The lives of three human beings are worth more than a temporary pause in the armed conflict.”

Meanwhile, in Popayán the marches and sit-ins continue to demand the immediate release of the three people deprived of their liberty by the Central General Staff of the FARC.

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