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Túpac Amaru and the Mita
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TRC report presented to President Toledo
Interim President Paniagua establishes the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
President Toledo creates the “High Level Multisectoral Commission in Charge of Follow-up of State Actions and Policies in the Fields of Peace, Collective Reparations, and National Reconciliation”
Congress creates the "National Registry for Displaced People"
Discussions begin on a large exhumation plan involving multiple organizations
The TRC transfers its archives to the Human Rights Ombudsman's Office, which soon opens a historical documentation center using this archived material.
Fujimori faxes his letter of resignation to Congress from Japan
Fujimori detained in Chile
Fujimori extradited from Chile to Peru
Fujimori is convicted of several human rights violations and corruption, and is sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Keiko Fujimori and Humala run for president and both lose. Fujimori comes within 0.25% of winning.
Vladimiro Montesinos, Fujimori's chief of national intelligence, is sentenced to 20 years in prison for human rights abuses and corruption (Fun fact: Montesinos is imprisoned in a prison he built himself)
Ollanta Humala loses the presidential election and is then tried and indicted on human rights abuse charges
July 18, La Cantuta massacre: A military death squad, ordered by Fujimori, abducts and kills 10 suspected members of Sendero Luminoso
July 16, Tarata bombing: Sendero Luminoso attacks Miraflores, killing 25 and wounding 155
General Salazar sentenced to 35 years in prison for the La Cantuta massacre
By this point, 13 members of the Colina group (gov. death squad) have been convicted
As of October 2009, the National Criminal Court had acquitted 52 alleged perpetrators and convicted only 12
The National Criminal Court is formed to handle human rights violations and terrorism, as recommended by the TRC
President Toledo formally apologizes on behalf of the state
News of widespread government corruption breaks, and Fujimori's support collapses
The Peruvian Inti is introduced to replace the hyperinflated Sol 1 Inti = 1,000 Soles
The Nuevo Sol is introduced to replace the hyperinflated Peruvian Inti 1 Nuevo Sol = 1,000,000 Intis
Fujimori's economic "shock"
Fujimori's "auto"-golpe de estado
Sendero Luminoso begins their "war" against the state
Abimael Guzmán, the leader of Sendero Luminoso, is captured by the government
María Elena Moyano is assassinated by Sendero Luminoso
President Kuczynski resigns amid a corruption scandal involving Odebrecht. 1st Vice President and Ambassador to Canada Martín Vizcarra becomes President.
President Alberto Fujimori
Scope of the TRC
Interim President Paniagua
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