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Peru Forces Raid Coca Region Rebel Slave Camp

Peruvian special forces rescued 26 children and 13 women, some of whom had been raped and held captive for three decades, when they raided a southeastern jungle camp of the left-wing Shining Path rebel group. "Many of these children were born there and are the result of rapes carried out on women by members of the Shining Path," Vice Defense Minister Ivan Vega told local reporters earlier this week. It was the largest number of children rescued from the rebels in a single...

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