Organizations Using the Internet
Modified 13 July 2002
- Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) — Some of the last remaining Maoists, slaughtering villagers in Peru. Took up arms in 1980, stated goal is a replacement of Peruvian institutions with a communist peasant revolutionary regime. These web pages feature pictures of Marx, Lenin, and Mao.
- Tupac Amaru — MRTA. Another group wreaking havoc in Peru. Founded in 1983, this one is Marxist, not Maoist. This group held the hostages at the Japanese embassy in Lima, December 1996 - April 1997.
- Asociacion Pro-Defensa de la Verdad — APRODEV — They were at http://www.aprodev.org/ but that domain has been transferred to an entirely different organization.
- See the links to guerilla movements at: http://www.rose-hulman.edu/~delacova/peru-rev.htm
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