Wednesday, 15 April 2009

News Round-Up


Academic Jo-Marie Burt (or, as Amazon would have it, academics Jo Marie and Burt!) has a book out, which is not brand new but it just came to my attention: Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru: Silencing Civil Society. Also available in Spanish. I haven't read it, but I recommend the author.

Proof and Consequence: Peru Convicts Fujimori

Peru Rebels Vow More Attacks in Drug Zone (Reuters)

The documentary 'Lucanamarca' will premiere in Larcomar, Lima, on 27 April (CNDDHH)

It turns out that one of the dead soldiers from last week's Shining Path attack was just 17 years old (La Republica)

And finally, check out Otto's report on US military involvement in Peru.


A Colombian prosecutor has ordered the arrests of two men for so-called 'false positive' killings (Colombia Reports)

Colombia Captures Top Drug Lord

A human rights activist has been assassinated
(Colombia Reports)

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