Fight against leadership: Peru residents protest against President impeachment

Updated: Nov 14, 2020, 12:48 PM(IST)

Thousands took to streets after the former Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra was impeached over allegations of bribery. The country has now broken into a massive protest leading to a conflict between the government and the residents

In solidarity

Thousands of Peru residents flocked to streets in the last week to raise their voices against the ousting of President Martín Vizcarra.

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At least 11 injured

During the protests on Friday, at least 11 people have been critically wounded in a face-off between the demonstrators and the local police.

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Tale of two Presidents

The protests have come after the former President was impeached over unproven allegations of having received bribes. The locals believe the new President was involved in a coup.

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Street art

Several posters against the new President were spotted throughout the capital city where thousands marched against the ousting of the former President, who was popular among the voters.

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False illusion

Shops and showrooms across the capital city were shut, with several shop shutters reading out slogans such as "We live in a false illusion" as the city was engulfed by demonstrators.

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