Civil-Military Relations

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 06:39
Peru has opened a museum of historical memory to commemorate the dead – and to address the country's enduring polarisation over human rights abuses committed by the armed forces.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:41
Al menos 500 pobladores de 23 comunidades del área norte de San Mateo Ixtatán, Huehuetenango, hicieron ayer una marcha que recorrió ocho kilómetros y terminó frente al destacamento militar.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 09:06
“Si hay soldados que por negligencia permitieron la fuga de estos reclusos van a tener que pagar por sus responsabilidades”, advirtió el jefe castrense
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 08:35
En una de las tres investigaciones que se seguía el irregular resguardo policial a la casa del ex operador montesinista Óscar López Meneses, se judicializó en el ámbito militar y se encontró nueve responsables por ilícita actividad.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 10:53

This post was compiled by WOLA Intern Lesley Wellener.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 07:08
Captured Libyan terrorism suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala may be brought to the United States aboard the Navy ship on which he is being held, U.S. officials said, a prospect that would probably extend the amount of time he can be interrogated by the FBI without being brought before a court.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 06:50
The troops have been taking part in Operation Cunshireni 2014, whose aim is tracking down a Shining Path contingent, the Joint Command said. The encounter took place in a territory region the military has designated as the Valley of the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), where most of Peru’s coca – the raw material of cocaine – is grown.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 08:32
Activists say animals have been abused in courses to desensitize soldiers.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 08:29
El coronel Héctor Grau descartó que se cambie la estrategia en la lucha contra el EPP y se separe a la Policía de las Fuerzas Armadas. “Vamos a insistir en trabajar juntos”, sostuvo.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 07:35
Activistas por los derechos de los animales emprendieron una batalla legal y mediática para exigir que se castigue a un instructor militar que descuartizó vivo a un perro.

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