Accomarca Massacre — Prosecutor Calls for 25 yrs

Hurtado-Telmo-AccomarcaFrom Peruvian Times, July 11th, 2015

Criminal Prosecutor Luis Landa is to ask for a 25 year sentence next week for 29 army staff, including subalterns and eight commanding officers, for the murder of 69 villagers in Accomarca, Ayacucho.

The murder took place 30 years ago — in 1985 — at the height of the internal conflict with the Shining Path, when several patrols covered the Accomarca area and surrounding valleys in search of Shining Path rebels.

Read article Accomarca Massacre — Prosecutor Calls for 25 yrs | News from Peru – Peruvian Times.

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