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Friday, August 29

FOA information adds to new dimension to Peruvian human rights and political reporting

The Search for Truth -- The Declassified Record on Human Rights Abuses in Peru: "This briefing book offers a selection of historical materials from U.S. government sources that sheds light on this brutal period. They are taken from a recent special release of records to the Peruvian people by the Bush administration and from collections of declassified documents obtained by the National Security Archive through the Freedom of Information Act. Both were important sources for the Truth Commission's report." National Security Archive I have not had a chance to look through these documents. In the past, they've tended to be rather general overviews of the Peruvian situation from U.S. Embassy staffers. Now, the descriptions are more interesting.

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