The Ministry of Public Affairs today asked the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) to explain the delay in opening the macro case 11which will investigate criminal behavior Related to sexual and gender-based violence during armed conflict. The Accreditation Chamber has received the proposal.
In a commemorative letter sent to JEP by the Attorney General’s Office, four representatives They said 36 days had passed since the guardianship decision ordered the tribunal to decide on the issue.The ruling gave the Chamber of Commerce 30 days to Execute the process.
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Guardianship suit filed by controlling agency and social leader Yolanda Perea Mosqueraclaiming that while the Special Jurisdiction studied sexual violence in all outstanding cases, the Guaranteeing the rights to due process, truth, reparation, non-repetition and justice within a reasonable time is not enough.
On June 16, the Peace Court Review Section agreed with them. Among other reasons, he pointed out that in July 2022, the identification room itself decided to give priority to macro case 11, but it still has not given a precise answer.
Even with some sort of disproportionate delay, states are unable to prosecute sex crimes committed in conflict.which would violate international obligations.
Although the JEP has yet to respond to the public sector, the final case 11 reported to Judge Julieta Lemaitre He has publicly stated that his work on the subject has been delayed because he suffered from pneumonia, which affected his work. under any circumstances, Last week, he presented priority projects to the recognition room.
Lemaitre joined Magistrate Judge Lily Rueda to explore the topic.They discuss gender-based violence against civilians and their own ranks by the extinct FARCMagistrate Oscar Parra focused on the use of force by public power against civilians.
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The Chamber is scheduled to hold discussions in the first week of September on whether it is worth filing a new macro case. The attorney general’s office and others have been emphasizing the need for openness.