US court indicts Dutch Farc rebel Tanja Nijmeijer

 BBC News

A US court has indicted a Dutch member of the Colombian Farc rebel group on kidnapping charges.

Tanja Nijmeijer joined the left-wing guerrilla group shortly after her arrival in Colombia, and is believed to be still at large.

The court accuses her of hostage-taking and "conspiracy to provide support to terrorists".

The federal grand jury says she was part of a group of Farc rebels who kidnapped three American contractors.

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