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Prize for Peace Effort in Colombia

(New York) – In response to the Nobel Committee awarding the 2016 Peace Prize, please find the following response from Human Rights Watch, which can be attributed to José Miguel Vivanco, Americas director:

“We congratulate President Santos on winning the Nobel peace prize and hope it bolsters renewed efforts within Colombia to achieve a peace deal with a strong justice component, the basis for a lasting peace after more than half a century of bloodshed.”

To read a Human Rights Watch letter sent to President Santos, please visit:
https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/10/06/letter-president-santos-future-peace-process 
 

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