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Blume stressed the court was not weighing in on the accusations against Humala and Heredia and that the couple will have to comply with court-mandated restrictions while investigations continue. Humala had been sharing a prison with Fujimori's father, former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori, ...
LIMA, Peru: Prosecutors in Peru will indict former president Alberto Fujimori and three ex-ministers over the forced sterilization of five women while he was in office, a human rights group says. According to Milton Campos, who represents the Peruvian women's rights group DEMUS, at least 2,164 ...

Charges are set to be reissued against Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori, over the alleged forced sterilisation of five women during his time in office. Three of his former health ministers will also be indicted, the country's chief prosecutor said. Around 300,000 women had surgery as part of ...
District Attorney Luis Landa has ordered charges of criminal responsibility to be brought against former President Alberto Fujimori and several other people from his government, including three cabinet members, for the forced sterilizations of 2,166 women during the Fujimori administration. ...
Lima (AFP) - Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, just four months out of prison under a controversial pardon, was in court Friday facing charges linked to the killing of seven farmers in 1992. Peru's ex-president Fujimori in court over 1992 massacre. Fujimori, president from 1990-2000, had been serving a 25-year prison ...
LIMA: Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, just four months out of prison under a controversial pardon, was in court on Friday facing charges linked to the killing of seven farmers in 1992. Fujimori, president from 1990-2000, had been serving a 25-year prison sentence for crimes that included ...

LIMA – Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, just four months out of prison under a controversial pardon, was in court Friday facing charges linked to the killing of seven farmers in 1992. Fujimori, president from 1990-2000, had been serving a 25-year prison sentence for crimes that included commanding ...
Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori has a tumor in his lungs and won't be making a return to politics, the one-time dictator has announced. RELATED: Peru's Congress Allows Entry of Over 500 US Troops. "A small tumor in one of the lungs has been detected... I must be under observation every four ...
Former President of Peru Alberto Fujimori attends a trial as a witness at the navy base in Callao, Peru March 15, 2018. ... LIMA: Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori, who was pardoned in December while serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, on Friday said medical tests had revealed ...
Still reeling from the abrupt resignation of its president last month, Peru is now captivated by a new political drama: the sibling rivalry between the children of the former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori, as they battle over his controversial legacy. The power struggle between Keiko and Kenji Fujimori ...
New Justice Minister Salvador Heresi is a former lawmaker who spoke repeatedly in favor of Kuczynski's widely criticized decision to give a pardon on medical grounds to former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori. The Inter-American Court on Human Rights is expected to rule in the coming months on ...
“We've always said that Alberto Fujimori is not made of iron. He has affections, feelings.” Keiko Fujimori, 42, has run twice for president, losing by a hair in 2016 to Kuczynski, and heads the main opposition Popular Force party. But Kenji, 37, has risen to the point where he threatens to overshadow his big ...
Ironically, Kuczynski´s demise echoed what happened to Alberto Fujimori himself in 2000, at the end of his decade-long run as Peru´s president. Fujimori had resigned the presidency by fax — sent from exile in a hotel room in Japan. But Congress rejected the resignation, choosing instead to punish the ...
Efforts to oust the unpopular Kuczynski led by Fujimori, the daughter of former strongman Alberto Fujimori, had been building for months. But the campaign went into overdrive this week after the emergence of secretly shot videos showed allies of Kuczynski, including a son of Alberto Fujimori, allegedly ...
He called them “the Fujis,” a derisive reference to Keiko Fujimori, a former member of Congress and the leader of the Fuerza Popular Party; Kenji Fujimori, Keiko's brother and also a member of Fuerza Popular; and Alberto Fujimori, their father and the country's disgraced former President, who was doing ...
Alberto Fujimori, whose bloody decade in charge from 1990-2000 was marked by human rights abuses, was pardoned in December. But the 79-year-old now faces trial for ordering the killing of six farmers in 1992. Until Tuesday's release of the compromising video, Kenji had the highest approval rating ...
On Wednesday, the President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuzcynski (PPK) presented his resignation in a press conference, after videos showcasing his government's corrupt practices were leaked. In these videos, Congressman Kenji Fujimori, son of former dictator Alberto Fujimori is shown trying to buy votes ...

Marly Anzualdo was getting ready to celebrate Christmas Eve in Callao, a port city on the outskirts of Lima, when she learned that President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, better known as PPK, had pardoned former president Alberto Fujimori. Convicted of human rights violations and corruption in a landmark ...
Days after surviving the first impeachment vote, PPK pardoned former President Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses while he was in office. “This government believed it could buy anything with cash. Mistake,” Keiko Fujimori said in a tweet. After the videos became ...
Two days after the failed ouster, Mr. Kuczynski pardoned Alberto Fujimori on medical grounds. [ALSO READ: Peru Leader Could Be Biggest to Fall in Latin American Graft Scandal]. In the end, Mr. Kuczynski intertwined his fate with that of the Fujimori family. And while Kenji Fujimori saved Mr. Kuczynski last ...
Although in opinion polls a majority believe Kenji's decision led to the presidential pardon of his father, Alberto Fujimori, within his party the move earned him a 120-day suspension from the party, and in late January the party leadership recommended he be expelled, along with lawmakers Maritza Garcia ...
When former President Alberto Fujimori was granted his controversial pardon on Christmas Eve last year, one of the questions was whether this would exclude him from any pending investigation or trial. This week in a unanimous vote, the National Criminal Court ruled that the pardon did not include ...
Alberto Fujimori deserves to face this trial in freedom." But Erika Guevara Rosas, director of the Americas at Amnesty International, praised the ruling. "Today the victims, families and Peruvian society have achieved an important step towards justice and preserving the memory of the victims of these crimes," ...
LIMA, Peru — Alberto Fujimori, the professor-turned-strongman who ruled Peru with an iron grip in the 1990s, acknowledged on Tuesday that he had disappointed many of his countrymen, and he asked their forgiveness “with all my heart.” The comments, Mr. Fujimori's first public remarks since President ...
Few political developments in Latin America's democratic life have been as unexpected and controversial as Peru's former president, Alberto Fujimori, receiving a presidential pardon. Having served less than half his sentence – 25 years for serious human rights violations that include killings, kidnapping, ...
Kuczynski narrowly avoided impeachment the first time in December, when he was alleged to have made a deal with lawmaker Kenji Fujimori and other members of Peru's right-wing party, Popular Force, pardoning Fujimori's father, Alberto Fujimori, the former president and dictator of Peru, in exchange for ...
Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori feels better after being hospitalized earlier this week, but a feud between his politically ambitious children is not helping the recovery, his doctor said Thursday. “There is an improvement,” said the disgraced Fujimori's personal doctor, Alejandro Aguinaga, who ...
Raida Condor reacts next to Gladys Rubina and Rosa Rojas, relatives of victims under Alberto Fujimori's rule, during a press conference on Feb. ... Relatives of the victims of the massacres of La Cantuta and Barrios Altos in Peru during the presidency of Alberto Fujimori described his pardon as an "insult" ...
The Peruvian state has yet to present evidence to show that the conditions necessary to justify the early release of former president Alberto Fujimori have been fulfilled, Amnesty International said today, following the submission of an amicus curiae brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ...
Peruvian Congressman Kenji Fujimori, the son of former President Alberto Fujimori, has been expelled from the opposition Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) party by his sister, Keiko. Keiko Fujimori, who leads the party, and Kenji clashed over an impeachment vote against current President Pedro Pablo ...
LIMA – The youngest son of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori said on Wednesday that he would form a new political group to support the executive branch as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his center-right government grow increasingly isolated. Kenji Fujimori, whose popularity is surging, ...
The son of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori said on Wednesday that he would form a new political group to support the executive branch as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his government grow increasingly isolated. Kenji Fujimori, Fujimori's youngest son whose popularity is surging, said ...
LIMA – Three months before he granted Alberto Fujimori a pardon on medical grounds, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski met the jailed former president's son, lawmaker Kenji Fujimori, to discuss his release, a source close to the president said. After a ceremony at the ornate presidential palace ...
The hearing due to be held tomorrow morning, 26 January, is a historic opportunity for Peru to put an end to the impunity created by President Kuczynski's decision to grant Alberto Fujimori grace, thereby violating the right of the victims of the Pativilca massacre to truth, justice and reparation, Amnesty ...
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori accompanied by his son Kenji Fujimori (R) leaves the Centenary hospital in Lima, Peru, January 4, 2018 | Photo: Agencia Andina Handout via REUTERS. Previous; Next. Published 16 January 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook ...
Just three days earlier, President Kuczynski had managed to survive an impeachment vote in Congress thanks to the support of Alberto Fujimori's son, Congressman Kenji Fujimori. All sides deny any sort of backroom deal was struck, but the improbable coincidence plunged Peru into a deep crisis of ...
In contrast to previous protests, hundreds of people gathered on the streets of Lima to show their support for former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori. Some marchers expressed their gratitude to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for pardoning Fujimori on Christmas Eve; a decision that meant he served ...
New rallies have been held across Peru against the decision to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori. In the capital Lima, students, trade unionists and human rights activists marched amid a heavy police presence. The protesters were demanding not only the quashing of the pardon but also the ...
Former President Fujimori received a Christmas Eve pardon on his 25-year sentence for human rights abuses. The government calls it the first step in reconciliation for a still deeply divided country. Protestors took to the streets this week, saying reconciliation looks different to them. Demonstrators shout ...
New rallies have been held across Peru against the decision to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori. In the capital Lima, students, trade unionists and human rights activists marched amid a heavy police presence. The protesters were demanding not only the quashing of the pardon but also the ...
Former president Alberto Fujimori has now left hospital following a presidential pardon which has been met with angry protests. The 79-year-old, who had previously been serving a 25-year sentence for corruption and human rights abuses, was seen leaving a hospital in Lima. He waved to the media and ...
Days after his early release from custody, Peru's controversial former president, Alberto Fujimori, has called for unity against crime and violence. "We'll be in a country in which security is regained and violence eliminated," he tweeted. Fujimori was freed on Thursday on medical grounds, a decade into a ...
Recently pardoned former president Alberto Fujimori has taken to Twitter to make his first public remarks following his release from a hospital in Peru's capital. In two posts Saturday, Fujimori said he has spent the first hours of a new life chapter dreaming of a Peru "without bitterness." He added that Peru will ...
LIMA, Peru — Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru who had been serving a 25-year sentence for human rights violations, spent Friday — his first day of freedom after being granted a medical pardon — inside a house in a quiet suburb of Lima as he recovered from illnesses that had sent him to a ...
Peru. The troubling pardon of Alberto Fujimori. Presidential powers should not be used to undermine the rule of law. Jan 6th 2018. See article. Readers' comments. The Economist welcomes your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful of other readers. Review our comments policy. You must be logged in to post a ...
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori leaves clinic where he had been receiving treatment since pardon. By The Associated Press. LIMA, Peru — Jan 4, 2018, 10:21 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori leaves clinic where he had been receiving treatment since ...
Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori has been freed after leaving hospital, following a medical pardon. ... "To the joy of many Peruvians, today Alberto Fujimori is free," his doctor, and former health minister, Alejandro Aguinaga, said on television channel Canal N, adding that Fujimori was still recovering ...
Demonstrators in Lima protest against the pardon of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori. Photograph: Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images. The Christmas Eve announcement has prompted a wave of outrage: tens of thousands marched in Lima against the pardon under which Fujimori, 79, was ...
A group of Peruvian writers has condemned a decision by the authorities to pardon former president Alberto Fujimori on health grounds. Among the writers who signed the letter is the Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pardoned Mr Fujimori last Sunday.
People holding pictures of victims of the guerrilla conflict march against President Kuczynski's pardon for former president Alberto Fujimori in Lima. Photograph: Mariana Bazo/Reuters. Alberto Fujimori, whose authoritarian leadership in the 1990s left an indelible mark on the country, continues to cast a long ...


 

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