BOGOTA, Colombia 

A Colombian army colonel said in a video posted on social media this week that he fears for his safety after informing his commanders that the military has been carrying out extrajudicial killings.

Alvaro Amortegui Gallego said he had been a victim of intimidation in the military after approaching Army Commander Nicacio Martínez in 2019 to inform him there were new cases of illegal killings or ‘false positives’ involving the military. 

“He told me they were going to start investigations and then nothing happened…What happened was they informed the officers that I was investigating, and that is when

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