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34 dead, as a result of the suppression of protests against the impeachment of the President in Peru

2023-01-10T10:08:03.918Z


LIMA, SANA- 13 people were killed in Peru as protests against the impeachment of President Pedro Castillo resumed, raising the number of


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Thirteen people were killed in Peru with the resumption of protests against the removal of President Pedro Castillo, bringing the number of victims since the beginning of the protests to 34.

And the Associated Press quoted a local source as saying: At least 12 people were killed yesterday, as a result of clashes between security forces and protesters who tried to take control of an airport in the city of Juliaca, near the border with Bolivia, while another young man was killed in the neighboring city of Choquito, after the demonstrators closed it. Highway, pointing out that this death toll is the largest since the start of the protests.

And the Supreme Human Rights Agency in Peru called for an investigation of those responsible for the victims, who numbered 34 dead, since the start of the protests in the country, along with hundreds of injured people.

President Castillo indicated in the middle of last month that the United States is behind the crackdown on protesters, and seeks to create chaos to benefit from mining projects in the country.

The crisis erupted in Peru on December 7 of last year, when the parliament dissolved by President Castillo dismissed him and appointed his deputy Polwarti as president of the country, while the new authority arrested the deposed president, and decided to keep him in pretrial detention for 18 months, and imposed a state of emergency in all parts of the country. across the country.

The demonstrators are calling for the release of President Castillo, the dissolution of parliament, the formation of a constituent assembly, the resignation of Pollarte, and the holding of early elections.

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Source: sena

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