Leo Turner

Leo Turner lives in London.

Not Quite Peru: Daniel Alarcón

Leo Turner, 19 July 2007

The Maoist rebellion that raged through Peru during the 1980s and early 1990s is estimated to have claimed seventy thousand lives. The Shining Path was brutal in its methods, favouring summary executions and public butcherings. The state responded by providing local militias with arms and giving them the freedom to detain, torture and murder supposed rebels. The shadow of this conflict looms...

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