Peru: Hundreds march in Lima in celebration of Fujimori's pardon

Hundreds of Peruvians marched down the streets of Lima on Friday, 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... Еще Alberto Zeta. “He really has done it to seek peace and to give freedom to a man who brought forward his country” said Maricruz Montenegro referring to Fujimori. Fujimori had served less than a half of a 25-year sentence for the crimes of corruption and human rights violations and for commanding death squads that acted from 1990 to 2000. Kuczynski’s decision has sparked a wave of anti-government protests against the pardon all across Peru.

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