“We are not going to take revenge, but we are not going to protect impunity either”: Velásquez

“We are not going to take revenge, but we are not going to protect impunity either”: Velásquez

“A Government for Peace” cannot generate revenge or promote hatred, but neither do they protect impunity. You can’t prosecute, but you can’t cover up either. This is how the magnanimity of the ruler should be,” the former deputy magistrate trembled Supreme Court, remembered as the researcher of parapolitics.

the president elected Gustavo Petroc appointed Velásquez Gómez a few days ago and since then opinions have been divided among the different sectors of the country: while there are some who consider him a nationally and internationally recognized jurist for his efforts against corruption and human rightsit seems to others that his name attacks the traditional powers in the country, that he knows nothing about military and police doctrines and strategies, and that he will not be able to reconcile the heralded difficult relationship between the incoming government and the uniformed men.

Source: El Heraldo

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