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Sunday 20 April  
Tanja Nijmeijer Dossier

Tanja Nijmeijer

Dutchwoman Tanja Nijmeijer (1978) has been a guerrilla fighter for the Colombian rebel movement FARC since 2002. RNW has compiled this dossier containing news, interviews, background articles and videos on Tanja.

Article: Exclusive: Tanja Nijmeijer speaks

Radio Netherlands Worldwide has published exclusive video footage of an interview with Tanja Nijmeijer, the Dutch women fighting with the Colombian rebel movement the FARC.  A Colombian journalist spoke to Tanja in the jungle of...

Article: Colombia asks Dutch MEP to assist in Nijmeijer case

Conservative Dutch MEP Hans van Baalen has been asked to help in securing the desertion of the Dutch guerrilla Tanja Nijmeijer from the Colombian FARC rebel movement. Mr Van Baalen told Radio Netherlands Worldwide that the request was made...

Article: FARC public relations job for Dutch guerrilla

Dutch FARC guerrilla Tanja Nijmeijer is being positioned to present the image of the group internationally, according to an e-mail message quoted by the Colombian government. The text was found on one of the laptops recovered after the...

Article: FARC rebels shower praise on Dutch member Tanja

Colombia’s FARC rebels say Tanja Nijmeijer’s diary has been misused in order to blacken the guerrilla group’s good name. The claim is made on the FARC’s website, and includes praise for Ms Nijmeijer - a Dutch...

Article: Tanja Nijmeijer close to FARC leadership

Tanja Nijmeijer, the Dutch woman fighting alongside Colombian guerilla fighters, plays a much more important role inside the FARC than had been assumed until now. She is a personal assistant to a commander and may be involved in attacks....

Article: Footage of Dutch FARC guerrilla found

Video footage of Dutchwoman Tanja Nijmeijer, who is a FARC guerrilla fighter in Colombia, has surfaced. The recordings date back to 2003 and show Ms Nijmeijer, seen in profile and from behind, acting as an interpreter between guerrilla...