Peru: Fujimori supporters celebrate former President's pardon with fireworks

Supporters let of fireworks outside the hospital where former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is being treated in Lima, Wednesday, after he was pardoned for corruption charges on health grounds. Fujimori was pardoned by sitting President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on December 25, after the former leader was admitted to hospital. The 79-year-old former President Fujimori is currently serving a... Еще 25-year sentence for crimes connected to corruption and human rights violations and was taken to hospital on Saturday after a drop in his blood pressure. According to Kuczynski's statement, a medical board had evaluated Fujimori and determined that «he suffers from a progressive, degenerative and incurable disease and that prison conditions mean a serious risk to his life, health and well-being.»

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