29 Mar '15, 9pm

Colombian Report on US #Military's Child Rapes Not Newsworthy to US News Outlets #MSM

In his report, the historian [Renan Vega] cited one 2004 case in the central Colombian town of Melgar where 53 underage girls were sexually abused by nearby stationed military contractors “who moreover filmed [the abuse] and sold the films as pornographic material.” According to Colombia’s leading newspaper, El Tiempo , the victims of the sexual abuse practices were forced to flee the region after their families received death threats. Other Americans stationed at the Tolemaida Air Base allegedly committed similar crimes, but possibly also never saw a day in court due to an immunity arrangement for American soldiers and military contractors agreed by Washington and Bogota. One case that has called most attention in Colombian media was that of a 12-year-old who in 2007 was raped by a US Army sergeant and a former US military officer who was working in Melgar as a military c...

Full article: http://truth-out.org/news/item/29921-colombian-report-on-...

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