Peruvian Government Expands Scope of Military Activity

December 2, 2011 Ángel Páez 0

The government of President Humala, a retired army officer who took office Jul. 28, apparently wants to widen the scope of action of the armed forces. The militarisation of public order is being encouraged and social protests are being criminalised, said Aldo Blume, a researcher at the Legal Defence Institute (IDL), a local human rights organisation.


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