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Peruvians remember victims killed during Shining Path insurgency of 80s and 90s

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Two men plant rosebushes in memory of the victims of the two-decade fight between the military and Shining Path rebels, at a memorial in Lima, Peru, on Aug. 28. Between 1980 and 2000 tens of thousands of Peruvians died during the Maoist-inspired Shining Path insurgency.

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A relative of victims murdered during the guerrilla war in the Andes in the 80s and 90s, attends a commemorative ceremony in downtown Lima on Aug. 28. Peruvians affected by the war held a ceremony and marched in the capital Lima on the 9th anniversary of the adoption of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report, to urge the government to set aside state cash to compensate victims of political violence committed in the 1980s and 1990s.

Martin Mejia / AP

A woman holds a photo of her dead son during a memorial honoring the victims of the two-decade fight between the military and Shining Path rebels in Lima, Peru, on Aug. 28. Between 1980 and 2000, tens of thousands of Peruvians died during the Maoist-inspired Shining Path insurgency.

Martin Mejia / AP

Ashaninkas Indians attend a memorial honoring the victims of the two-decade fight between the military and Shining Path rebels in Lima, Peru, on Aug. 28. Between 1980 and 2000 tens of thousands of Peruvians died during the Maoist-inspired Shining Path insurgency.

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