Peru: Protesters demand Fujimori denied grace for Pativilca killings

Dozens of people staged a protest in front of the National Criminal Court in Lima, Friday, to call on the court to deny former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori grace in relation to the 1992 Pativilca massacre. On Friday, the court is set to rule on the application of the grace granted to Fujimori. In the event of grace being applied, the criminal proceedings brought against Fujimori for the... Еще killing of six peasant farmers in Pativilca on January 29, 1992 would be lifted. 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 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.

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