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Colombian musician Cesar Lopez turns guns into instruments for peace

Colombian musician Cesar Lopez turns guns into instruments for peace
 
The 'Escopetarra' on display at the United Nations Headquarters. This 'gun-guitar' was invented by Colombian musician César López in 2003. mskyrider/CC/Wikimedia

Colombian musician Cesar Lopez employs music as a weapon against war, by fashioning hybrid guitars out of guns. Last year the Colombian government and the FARC – the country’s oldest rebel army – signed a peace agreement ending 53-years of internal conflict. Emily Wright has more from the Colombian capital Bogotá.


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