The newspaper La República reported that from January to September there were 199 murders at the hands of hitmen in Lima, while in 2021 the total number was 219. Parliament has managed to obstruct the Executive and, at the same time, carry out a counter-reform on social issues. The parliamentary opposition has in its ranks retired soldiers, such as the current president of Congress, José Daniel Williams Zapata, an Army general who commanded anti-subversive patrols during the years of violence (1980-2000) and Martha Moyano, a former collaborator of opposition leader Keiko Fujimori.
Both are among the oldest promoters of the idea that south africa phone number list in Peru there was only terrorism at the hands of the Maoist group Sendero Luminoso and that the forces of order were pacifiers and saviors of democracy. Although 54% of the fatalities during the internal conflict were the responsibility of the terrorist actions of that armed group, At the end of October, Congress approved a rule for the Ministry of Education to implement a new "history of terrorism" course on "the atrocities of the Shining Path and the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) due to the alarming lack of knowledge among young people about his actions," commented the Fujimori parliamentarian who proposed the bill.
The regulation was approved against the contrary opinion of the National Education Council, which affirmed that 75% of the victims belonged to the most dispossessed population and that this evidenced a contempt for their lives on the part of the guerrillas and State agents. The parliamentary opposition has united with congressmen from Peru Librefor other counter-reforms: norms were voted that denature comprehensive sexual education in schools and enable ultra-conservative parents' associations to change content in school textbooks on sexual education or on the period of violence.