The Eye That Cries! A monument that commemorates victims of Peru's political violence

Feb 08, 2018, 08:05 IST
  • The Eye That Cries! A monument that commemorates victims of Peru's political violence

    "The Eye that Cries" is a memorial that was born as a private initiative designed to honor thousands of victims as a result of terrorism in Peru, to strengthen the collective memory of all Peruvians and to promote peace and reconciliation in the country. All pics/AFP

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  • The Eye That Cries! A monument that commemorates victims of Peru's political violence

    Relatives of victims of the regime of former Peruvian President (1990-2000) Alberto Fujimori gather at the "Eye That Cries" Monument in Lima on February 2, 2018, to demand the annulment of a humanitarian pardon granted to him by Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

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  • The Eye That Cries! A monument that commemorates victims of Peru's political violence

    A relative of a victim of the regime of former Peruvian President (1990-2000) Alberto Fujimori places flowers at the “Eye That Cries” Monument in Lima on February 2, 2018

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    View of the "Eye That Cries" Monument, which honors victims of violence between 1980 and 2000, in Lima on February 2

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  • The Eye That Cries! A monument that commemorates victims of Peru's political violence

    The memorial is located in Campo de Marte, a park in Jesus Maria, a district of Lima, Peru. COnstruction work of the memorial was completed in 2005

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    Names of victims of violence between 1980 and 2000, at the “Eye That Cries” Monument, in Lima on February 2, 2018

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"The Eye that Cries" is a memorial designed to honor thousands of victims as a result of terrorism in Peru, to strengthen the collective memory of all Peruvians and to promote peace and reconciliation in the country. Here are some photos of the monument

 

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