Peru: Fresh protests against ex-president Fujimori's pardon hit Lima

Fresh demonstrations against the pardon of former President Alberto Fujimori hit Lima on Thursday. Students, human rights activists and members of the women's movement marched through the capital escorted by a heavy police presence. The decision of President Pablo Pedro Kuczynski to pardon the former leader on grounds of ill health has been roundly condemned. Fujimori was serving a 25-year... Еще prison sentence for corruption and humans rights violations committed during his decade in office from 1990 to 2000. The ex-leader was rushed to hospital from his jail cell due to heart complications on December 24. Kuczynski has denied the pardon was part of a deal with opposition parties to avoid his own impeachment.

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