Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement Terrorist Organizations // Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement



The MRTA came into existence around November 1983, years after the Maoist Shining Path group was formed in Peru. Tupac Amaru intended to foment a revolution that would see a Marxist-Leninist government installed and so-called imperialist interests expelled from Peru.  Though it formed in rural areas, the MRTA soon began operating in urban centers as well. In contrast to territorially ambitious Maoists, Tupac Amaru did not seize...

 

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