The Peruvian TRC named a surprising group as the primary perpetrator in Peru’s civil war. Professor Mike Spagat talks to Dr Silvio Rendon about how the TRC got it wrong.

Silvio Rendon, employing direct statistical methods, disputes the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s conclusion that the Shining Path was the primary perpetrator in the Peruvian Civil War, suggesting a lower death toll and sparking debate over historical accountability.