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Barrios Altos massacre

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PERU: BARRIO ALTOS: NEW AMNESTY LAW

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Mother claims Fujimori's forces killed her relatives

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El Caso Cantuta

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Testimony from massacre survivors and presence of international observers

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Former members of military death squad testify in Fujimori trial

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 assailants who were later determined to be members of Grupo Colina, a death squad made up of members of the Peruvian Armed Forces. The victims were partygoers, allegedly Shining Path rebels, a Maoist organization. Judicial authorities determined they were not terrorists
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    • Background 

    • Massacre 

    • Aftermath 

    • Amnesty 

    • Inter-American Court of Human Rights 

    • Case reopened