re-amnesty/peru

Matt D. mattd at freenet.tlh.fl.us
Mon Feb 12 10:22:15 MST 1996


Luftmesnsch wrote:

>As to the nature of the war being fought in Peru by the Shining Path, the
>Amnesty reports actually tell us very little. It seems clear that the Shining
>Path take no prisoners. Those deemed to be enemies of the people are
>executed. 

I'm not sure I understand you here.  Are you saying that the *absence* of
any evidence of atrocities committed by the PCP somehow *proves* that
the PCP does commit atrocities?

Think about it for a second, and I'm sure you will agree that that is not a
very reasonable position.

-- Matt D.



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