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Protesters clash with police in Peru

Jun 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Riot police in the Peruvian capital, Lima, have used tear gas to disperse protestors marching in support of indigenous groups.

The demonstrators were calling on Congress to revoke two laws which they claim threatens their lands.

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Search on for missing Peruvians

Jun 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Indigenous protesters are reported to be missing in northern Peru following some of the worst violence seen in the country for 10 years.

At least 30 indigenous protesters and 24 police officers are reported to have been killed in two days of clashes. Dan Collyns reports.

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Fujimori defends himself at trial

Apr 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

The former Peruvian president has taken the stand at the end of his trial for human rights violations.

Alberto Fujimori, who governed Peru from 1990 to 2000, is charged with responsibility for two death-squad massacres, where 25 people were killed.

He says he is innocent.

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