10 Former Terrorists Who Became Politicians

10. FARC and the Patriotic Union

Despite currently engaging in small-scale attacks on Colombian policemen and army groups, FARC have recently begun engaging in political talks with the Colombian government. Their spin-off political group, Patriotic Union, are formally recognised as a political party and have been active in trying to seek legitimacy. However, FARC still has an undisclosed number of civilian hostages and was still recently engaging in hostage taking for ransom money. Some Patriotic Union members have run for office representing other political parties.
10. FARC and the Patriotic Union