Practice Relating to Rule 131. Treatment of Displaced Persons
Section C. Respect for family unity
Peru’s Law on Internal Displacement (2004) states: “The authorities responsible for the … [forced] displacement shall ensure to the greatest practicable extent … that members of the same family are not separated.”
Peru’s Regulations to the Law on Internal Displacement (2005) states:
Internally displaced persons who return to their places of habitual residence or who have resettled in another part of the country have a right to:
ñ) Family unity even when the persons are interned in camps for internally displaced persons.