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Peru: knitting for hope in Ayacucho

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Summary

As a result of the internal violence in Peru in the 1980s and 90s 15,000 people have been reported missing. But so far, the fate of only 10% is known: they were found alive, or their human remains were found, identified and handed over to their families. In Ayacucho, wives, mothers and sisters gather to knit a scarf with the names of their missing relatives embroidered on it

Details

Running time:
3 min
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
CR-F-01071-W1
Copyright:
ICRC