Related Rule
Colombia
Practice Relating to Rule 133. Property Rights of Displaced Persons
According to Colombia’s Law on Internally Displaced Persons (1997), IDPs have the right to retain ownership and possession of abandoned property. 
Colombia, Law on Internally Displaced Persons, 1997, Article 18.
According to Colombian case-law, IDPs have the right to retain ownership and possession of abandoned property. 
Colombia, Constitutional Court, Constitutional Case No. C-092, Judgment, 7 March 1996.
In 2006, during the consideration of the third periodic report of Colombia before the Committee on the Rights of the Child, a representative of Colombia stated: “There … [are] also provisions [in the law] to avoid the alienation of property while the owner … [is] displaced.” 
Colombia, Statement before the Committee on the Rights of the Child during the consideration of the third periodic report of Colombia, 4 July 2006, UN Doc. CRC/C/SR.1148, § 42.
In 2006, during the consideration of the third periodic report of Colombia before the Committee on the Rights of the Child, a representative of Colombia stated that “the law … [provides] for the restoration of property to rural communities which … lost their livelihoods as a result of forced displacements”. 
Colombia, Statement before the Committee on the Rights of the Child during the consideration of the third periodic report of Colombia, 4 July 2006, UN Doc. CRC/C/SR.1148, § 42.