Post Tagged with: "Shining Path"

Pope Francis to Visit Peru in January 2018

Pope Francis to Visit Peru in January 2018

Pope Francis is to visit Peru and Chile at the beginning of next year, according to an announcement issued at the Vatican on Monday. The statement was read in Lima by the Papal Nuncio, Grzegorz Piotr, during a meeting with President Kuczynski, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani and the archbishop of […]

National Plan Implements Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Conflict

National Plan Implements Search for Persons Missing in 1980-2000 Conflict

A national plan has been approved to implement  the Search for Missing Persons  Law, which was enacted in June this year during President Humala’s administration. The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights published the plan on Dec. 25.   The law, No. 30470, governs the process for gathering information and identifying the  bodies […]

by · December 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Human Rights, Law & Justice

Six Shining Path Rebels Killed in Skirmish with Military-Police Patrol

Six Shining Path rebels were killed  in a skirmish that left five soldiers wounded, in the south jungle of Ayacucho, in the country’s key coca growing region strategically known as the VRAEM. According to a report in La Republica, one of the rebels killed by the joint military-police force is […]

Forensic Team Finds Mass Grave in Chungui, Ayacucho

Forensic Team Finds Mass Grave in Chungui, Ayacucho

A team of forensic specialists have found the remains of 50 men, women and children in Ayacucho, in five mass graves outside the town of Oronccoy. The investigation has shown that the bodies were buried in 1985, at the height of the internal conflict between Shining Path rebels and the […]