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Peru's Shining Path members face new charges

Maoist movement's leaders face bid to keep them in prison as they near the end of life sentences for bomb attack.

Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 19:52
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Leaders of Peru's Shining Path rebel group have spent decades in jail for their part in a bombing which killed dozens of people.

But as the Maoists near the end of their sentences, a judge is deciding whether a trial should be held over new terrorism charges.

Critics say the new accusations are designed to keep them locked up until they die.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

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