Judicial investigations into grave human rights abuses committed during the 20-year armed conflict that ended in 2000 remain slow and limited. Threats to freedom of expression, violence against women, and abuses by security forces are also major concerns. In November 2020, the Peruvian National Police committed multiple abuses against mostly peaceful demonstrators, leaving two protesters killed and hundreds injured. Covid-19 and measures imposed to prevent its spread have had a devastating impact on people’s enjoyment of social and economic rights.  

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