Lima, May 25, 2021Updated on 05/25/2021 12:04 am
The office of the United Nations Organization (UN) in Peru on Monday condemned the attack by a terrorist column of Shining Path in the town of San Miguel del Ene, in the jurisdiction of Vizcatán del Ene, province of Satipo (Junín), in the area of the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene and Mantaro rivers (Vraem) that left at least 14 people dead.
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“The United Nations System in Peru condemns the murder of 14 people that occurred in the district of Vizcatán del Ene in the department of Junín, as reported by the President of the Republic. The United Nations expresses its solidarity with the victims and their families and calls on the authorities to ensure a prompt and effective investigation that brings those responsible to justice.”, Reads its statement.
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The United Nations System called on political actors “To act responsibly, avoiding hate speech that increases tensions” and urged the authorities in charge of the investigations to “bring those responsible to justice.”
“In the framework of the electoral process underway, we call on all actors to act responsibly, avoiding hate speech that increases tensions. Likewise, we urge the political forces to make a unanimous call to promote peaceful coexistence, respect for the rule of law and human rights at a time of great challenges for the country.”, Says the entity.
Earlier, sources from the Joint Command of the Armed Forces confirmed to El Comercio that a terrorist column from the Shining Path murdered at least 14 people who were inside a bar in the San Miguel del Ene town center, in the jurisdiction of Vizcatán del Ene, province of Satipo (Junín), in the area of the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene and Mantaro (Vraem) rivers.
Next to the bodies, which belonged to men, women and even children, pamphlets were found that adjudicate the actions of the aforementioned terrorist group. One of the phrases that they proclaim in these writings is “Clean Vraem and Peru from dens of bad living, parasites and corrupt people.”
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