The remains of victims slain during Peru’s Dirty War three decades ago have returned to Peru. Hundreds of family members, small farmers that came from the remote mountains, arrived in Ayacucho to receive 80 sets of remains. The bones of mothers, fathers, wives, children and brothers were bore in simple white coffins.
Some of the victims were accused of collaborating with Guerrillas and killed by soldiers; others were slain by Shining Path rebels.
Since 2006, forensic teams have been trying to retrieve victims (more…)