INTERVIEW-Colombian rebel deserter pessimistic over peace

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 21 Feb 2013 View Original
  • Rebel doubts FARC unity inside Colombia

  • Rank-and-file rebels worry about future

  • Says commanders mistreat FARC fighters

By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta

BOGOTA, Feb 21 (Reuters) - FARC guerrilla fighters hiding out in Colombia's jungles are pessimistic about peace talks in Cuba and increasingly afraid for their future, according to a rebel commander who has just turned himself in.

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