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PERU: Unearthing Victims of the Christmas Massacre

Posted on 16 August 2010 by editor

Approaching the cave where the killers concealed the bodies. Credit:√Āngel P√°ez/IPS

By √Āngel P√°ez

LIMA, Aug 12, 2010 (IPS) – The families of 40 villagers murdered in Peru on Christmas Day in 1984 are camping out next to the eight graves in which their loved ones were buried, to keep watch over the slow, painful process of exhuming the bodies, a task that is being carried out by the public prosecutor’s office.
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