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Last Updated: September 12, 2014 3:31 PM


Citizenship and Country Documents
US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER104722.E - Whether a Foreign Resident Card number is registered in the holder's passport along with a stamp indicating residence status (2013) - January 2014 (PDF)
    • PER100756.E – Requirements and procedures for a foreign national married to a Peruvian citizen to obtain permanent residence and/or Peruvian citizenship; whether rights and obligations attached to permanent residence are equal or similar to those of Peruvian citizens; whether there is a time limit for permanent residents to remain outside of Peru before losing the status, including in cases where the residency visa has expired (2003 - 2005) - January 2006 (PDF)
    • PER100156.E – Rights and obligations of permanent residents; specifically, how permanent status is lost and, if possible, reacquired; the type of identification document provided to permanent residents; limitations on the length of time permanent residents can remain outside the country without losing their residency status; whether permanent residents would lose their status if they failed to pay the annual permanent residency fee; if so, the procedure for having their status reinstated (2002-July 2005) – August 2005 (PDF)
    • PER100305.E – Documentation required and procedures to be followed by a parent wishing to travel abroad with a minor child in the absence, or without the consent, of the second parent (October 1997-July 2005) - July 2005 (PDF)
    • PER43327.E – Follow-up to PER43055.E of 29 October 2004 on the maximum length of time that permanent residents can remain outside of Peru without losing their residency status; whether permanent residents would lose their status if they failed to pay the annual permanent residency fee; if so, the procedure for having their status reinstated. – January 2005 (PDF)
 
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Children
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings On the Worst Forms of Child Labor – 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER100305.E – Documentation required and procedures to be followed by a parent wishing to travel abroad with a minor child in the absence, or without the consent, of the second parent (October 1997-July 2005) - July 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)
 
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Corruption
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)
 
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Disabilities
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Disabilities – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Elections
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER101290.E – The nature and use of electoral tables (mesas electorales); whether the "president" (titular) of an electoral table can be a candidate in an election; whether the Peruvian authorities conduct security screenings of a potential titular; whether there are pre-requisites to become a titular; whether one needs to register to become a titular and whether this needs to be done in Peru (2004 - April 2006) – May 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Ethnic Groups / Race
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National/Racial/Ethnic Minorities - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER101163.E - Racial discrimination against ethnic Chinese; whether they are targeted by criminals due to their ethnicity or perceived financial means; prevalence of discriminatory attitudes and behavior against them by Peruvian citizens in general; availability of state protection (2004 - March 2006) – March 2006 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Ireland Refugee Documentation Center
    • Information on treatment of indigenous communities by the guerrillas and authorities and counter-terrorists/paramilitaries groups. - October 2009 (PDF)
  • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2014 (PDF)
 
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Afro Peruvian
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Ashaninka
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities – Ashaninka (PDF)
 
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Aymara and Highland Quechua
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Gender
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Women – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER104780.E - Domestic violence, including legislation; state protection and services available to victims 2011-February 2014 (PDF)
    • PER103441.FE – Domestic violence, state protection and support services available (March 2007-March 2010) – May 2010 (PDF)
    • PER102406.FE – State protection for women victims of domestic violence (March 2005 - February 2007) – March 2007 (PDF)
    • PER43414.FE – State protection available to women who are victims of domestic violence (June 2003-February 2005) – March 2005 (PDF)
 
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Human Rights
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER100150.FE - Redress available to a person mistreated by a government authority (December 2002-May 2005) – March 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
 
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Justice System
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Arbitrary Arrest or Detention – 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER104161.E - The Gang "Los Malditos de Atahualpa," including its size, structure, leaders, areas of operation and how it operates. - Aug. 2012 (PDF)
    • PER103965.FE - Mistreatment by government authorities, particularly by the police and armed forces; recourse available to citizens to file a complaint and its effectiveness (2009-February 2012) – March 2012 (PDF)
    • PER103680.E - Crime levels; police effectiveness and state response to crime; witness protection (2008 - 2011) – March 2011 (PDF)
    • PER103681.E - Procedures that citizens must follow to file a complaint about or report a crime to the police; requirements and procedures to obtain a police report from within Peru and from abroad - March 2011 (PDF)
    • PER103441.FE – Domestic violence, state protection and support services available (March 2007-March 2010) – May 2010 (PDF)
    • PER102717.E - Crime, the effectiveness of the police and state response, including witness protection (2005 - 2007) - March 2008 (PDF)
    • PER100153.FE - The production, availability and use of fraudulent police reports and other official documents; methods for verifying the authenticity of these types of documents (Dec. 2001-May 2005) – June 2005 (PDF)
    • PER43246.E - Procedures that citizens must follow to file a complaint about or report a crime to the police; requirements and procedures to obtain a police report from within Peru and from abroad – Jan. 2005 (PDF)
    • PER43246.E - Whether a Peruvian citizen wanted by the police, or sought by DINCOTE/DIRCOTE for terrorism, would be granted a Peruvian passport through normal official channels – January 2005 (PDF)
 
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Law
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Maps
 
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Medical Availability
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER103969.FE - Whether a medical report can be obtained by a person in Peru or abroad, or by a third party; the procedure to be followed, including whether there is standard report format at the national level; whether doctors are obliged to report to the authorities serious injuries or injuries sustained as a result of a crime - March 2012 (PDF)
International Government Organization Reports
  • World Health Organization Page
 
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Political Figures and Parties
US Government Reports
 
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Refugees / IDPs
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Protection of Refugees – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
 
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Religion
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Freedom of Religion – 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • State Department International Religious Freedom Report - 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
 
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Sexual Orientation
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Sexual Orientation – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER103442.FE – The situation of homosexual men and women, including protection available to victims of ill treatment – April 2010 (PDF)
    • PER43413.FE – Situation of homosexuals and protection available to people who are ill-treated because of their sexual orientation (August 2003-March 2005) – March 2005 (PDF)
 
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Specific Country Issues - Shining Path
US Government Reports
  • RIC Report
    • What action does the Peruvian government take against individuals who are suspected of involvement with the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso)? – December 1999
    • SHINING PATH ACTIONS IN 1998: SUMMATION AND PARTIAL CHRONOLOGY – November 1998 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • PER103966.FE – Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), including its activities and negotiations with the government – March 2012 (PDF)
    • PER103679.E – Status and criminal activities of the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso); government and police efforts to address Shining Path actions – February 2011 (PDF)
    • PER101032.E – Current status and activities of the Shining Path (Senderoso Luminoso); government and police efforts to address Shining Path actions (August 2004 - January 2006) - February 2006 (PDF)
 
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Speech / Press / Internet
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Freedom of Speech and Press – 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Freedom House
    • Freedom of Press – 2013 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
 
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Timeline
Media
 
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Trafficking
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – Trafficking in Persons – 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF)
  • Trafficking in Persons Report - Peru - 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
 
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Terrorism
US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Terrorism - 2013
 
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