BOGOTA, Colombia

Semana Magazine revealed unlawful wiretapping and spying by members of Colombian security forces to high court judges, journalists and opposition leaders.

According to the news outlet, the findings of the wiretappings were to be delivered to a politician from the government party.

“They ordered us to monitor, supervise, and worst, to give that information directly to a recognized politician from the Democratic Center Party,” said a member of the military involved in the wiretaps.

Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, accompanied by Army Commander Eduardo Zapateiro, announced in a press conference on Monday that the Army intelligence and counterintelligence

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