Reference : V-P-PE-E-00985
Date : 04/12/2016
Country/Region : PERU
Caption : Chungui district, Totora village. Marcelino wanders a field in search of suitable rocks to build a gravesite 4 members of his family
Photographer : COOK-PELLEGRIN, Kathryn
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : His four family members were killed in the 80s during Peru's armed conflict as they fled an attack. He and his father were the only survivors. More than 30 years passed before the remains were exhumed, identified and returned to the family. The four coffins were transported by horse and mule to the family's original village to be given a dignified burial.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5760x3840
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour