Peru’s ailing former president Alberto Fujimori is transferred to jail from hospital to resume a lengthy sentence for crimes against humanity — hours after he said returning to prison would spell certain death.
Peru’s ailing former president Alberto Fujimori is transferred from a Lima hospital to resume a lengthy sentence for crimes against humanity — hours after he said returning to prison would spell certain death. IMAGES
Peruvians protest in front of a police station in Lima in support of Keiko Fujimori, the opposition leader and daughter of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who has been arrested for alleged money laundering involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. IMAGES
Peruvians on Tuesday reacted to the news that former president Alberto Fujimori may have to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers despite a recent presidential pardon for a different crime, with some saying the courts are biased against the former president.
A Peruvian court orders former president Alberto Fujimori to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime.
Hundreds of Peruvians demonstrate in Lima in support of the controversial pardon given to former strongman Alberto Fujimori.
Hundreds of Peruvians marched down the streets of Lima to celebrate the decision of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori. The participants marched with placards and flags, chanting slogans and expressing their gratitude for the pardon “is a sign of gratitude especially to our President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for having had that noble gesture” said Alberto Zeta.
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Thousands of Peruvians hit the streets nationwide, demanding President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski step down over his pardon to former strongman Alberto Fujimori.
Peruvians who lost relatives in the La Cantuta and Barrios Altos killings by death squads under the government of Alberto Fujimori in the 1990s say Friday that they feel it is an “injustice” that Fujimori can “continue with his life,” as they speak of the pain they continue to suffer.
From “outraged” to “happy”, Peruvians in Lima express divided reactions after Alberto Fujimori was discharged from a health clinic the night before as a free man, following a controversial pardon by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski