Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR) Terrorist Organizations // Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR)

The EPR emerged as a Mexican guerrilla group in the mid-1990s. The killing of 17 peasant activists in Guerrero state in Coyuca de Benitez in June 1995 – an event captured on film – provided the impetus to setup the EPR. Fourteen separate guerrilla groups banded together under the leadership of Commandante Jose Arturo to form the EPR, the first official sign of coordination and unity among the different leftist and radical groups in Mexico. The newly formed group began attacking police...


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