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Peru: The Cayara massacre: the cover-up

, Index number: AMR 46/015/1994

This report contains new information about the Cayara massacre, in which the army is alleged to have extrajudicially executed some 30 peasants in May 1988. The information points to a cover-up having been coordinated by several high-level officials and one civilian. It includes allegations that the officials were involved in activities which led to the alleged extrajudicial execution of witnesses to the massacre, including the killing of Martha Crisostomo Garcia.

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