Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement


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Noun1.Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Peru; was formed in 1983 to overthrow the Peruvian government and replace it with a Marxist regime; has connections with the ELN in Bolivia
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Peru, Republic of Peru - a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
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15, 1990: The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, a left-wing insurgent group, bombed the U.
The guerilla activities of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, a Peruvian rebel group, were unsuccessful, the imprisoned leader of the group told Kyodo News by Saturday, about 10 years after its involvement in the 1996 hostage crisis at the Japanese ambassador's residence in the South American country.
Two decades of Violence followed, with the governments of Presidents Fernando Belaunde (1980-85) and Alan Garcia (1985-90) unable to gain the upper hand against the Shining Path and another group, the Marxist-inspired Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement.
Present at that revolutionary summit were delegates from such terrorist groups as Colombia's FARC, Peru's Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, and Chile's MIR.
Neither of Peru's guerrilla movements - the Shining Path and Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement - have taken responsibility for the incidents.
In the book, Fujimori discusses his fight against the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) and the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) as both stepped up their influence mainly in Peru's rural agricultural areas from the 1980s to early 1990s.
Now the 32-year-old Berenson faces the bleak prospect of a 20-year sentence for collaborating with the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement in a terrorist plot in the mid-1990s.
After twenty years of killings and forced disappearances, the government of President Alejandro Toledo in Peru is attempting to deal with the past through a Truth Commission that will investigate human rights abuses committed during the campaigns against the Maoist guerrilla group, the Sendero Luminoso, and a Marxist guerrilla group, the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement.
The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) is calling on followers to gather in front of the Japanese ambassador's residence in Lima on April 22 to remember 14 cadres killed in 1997 following their seizure of the house and numerous hostages.
Peru's Shining Path and the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, both tending toward extreme violence, were operating as part of an underground network of international terrorists by the early 1990s.
Later that same year, she was arrested and charged with "treason against the fatherland of Peru" for her alleged involvement with a guerrilla group known as the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement.
Two soldiers and all 14 guerrillas of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement died in the attack.