Human rights in Peru
Several issues were brought to Peruvian justice courts in 2000 to address several human rights violations during the Internal conflict in Peru during the 1980s. These issues constituted one of the lar...
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Human trafficking in Peru
Peru is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. Several thousand persons are est...
Lucanamarca massacre
The Lucanamarca massacre was a massacre of 69 peasants in and around the town of Lucanamarca, Peru that took place on April 3, 1983. The massacre was perpetrated by the Shining Path, the Maoist guerr...
LGBT rights in Peru
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Peru may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity among consenting adults is legal. An exception ...
Grupo Colina
Grupo Colina was a military anti-communist death squad created in Peru that was active from 1990 until 1994, during the administration of Alberto Fujimori. The group is known for committing several hu...
Operation Condor
Operation Condor (Spanish: Operación Cóndor, also known as Plan Cóndor, Portuguese: Operação Condor) was a campaign of political repression and state terror involving intelligence operations a...
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Francisco Soberón
Francisco Ricardo Soberón Garrido is a human rights activist in Peru. In 1983 he founded APRODEH, the non-governmental organization of which he is currently a director. He previously led the National ...
The Eye That Cries
The Eye that Cries (El Ojo que Llora in Spanish) is a memorial that was born as a private initiative designed to honor the thousands of victims as a result of terrorism in Peru, to strengthen the coll...
Accomarca massacre
The Accomarca massacre occurred on August 14, 1985 in Accomarca, Ayacucho, Peru. The number of unarmed men, women and children killed has been variously reported as 47, 69 or 74.
In 1993, Peruvian...
Punta Lobos massacre
The Punta Lobos massacre refers to the unexplained murders of approximately 200 people in Punta Lobos, Peru, in 1350 AD.In 1997, members of an archaeological team performing a survey for a mining comp...
Peruvian prison massacres
The Peruvian prison massacres occurred on June 18–19, 1986, after a series of riots in the San Pedro, Santa Mónica, and El Frontón prisons in Lima and Callao. The military repression of these r...
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APRODEH
Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH) ("Association for Human Rights in Peru) is a Peruvian human rights organization. It was established in 1983 by a group of professionals who had been providing...
Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Peru)
The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) (in Spanish: Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación (CVR)) (June 2001 – 28 August 2003) was established in 2001 after the fall of president...
Santa massacre
The Santa Massacre was a massacre of nine campesinos carried out by Grupo Colina and el profesor Jorge in the Santa Province of the Ancash Region of Peru. The massacre occurred on May 2, 1992.Carlos A...
Barrios Altos massacre
The Barrios Altos massacre took place on 3 November 1991, in the Barrios Altos neighborhood of Lima, Peru. Fifteen people, including an eight-year-old child, were killed, and four more injured, by ass...
Peru Support Group
The Peru Support Group (PSG) was established in 1983 to raise awareness of human rights violations committed during Peru’s internal armed conflict. It is a UK-based advocacy organisation with a fee-pa...
2009 Peruvian political crisis
The 2009 Peruvian political crisis resulted from the ongoing opposition to oil development in the Peruvian Amazon by local Native Americans; the protested Petroperú and confronted the National Police....
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List of massacres in Peru
The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Peru (numbers may be approximate):
List of massacres in Peru - Wikipedia
La Cantuta massacre
The La Cantuta massacre, in which a university professor and nine students from Lima's La Cantuta University were abducted by a military death squad and "disappeared", took place in Peru on 18 July 19...
Capital punishment in Peru
Capital punishment in Peru was last used in 1979. In the same year, the death penalty was abolished for ordinary crimes.
Capital punishment is currently legal only during times of international or...
Programa Nacional de Población
Programa Nacional de Población was a program conducted in Peru in the early 1990s to reduce population growth as a way of meeting international demographic standards. Compulsory sterilization, which i...
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