UN oficial to monitor Colombia peace tribunals closely

September 29, 2016 8:34 PM

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BOGOTA, Colombia – The United Nations' top human rights official says he will closely watch how special peace tribunals set up as part of Colombia's peace process operate to make sure people who committed serious war crimes during the long conflict are held accountable.

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein met with government officials and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia during his visit this week to the South American nation.

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