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Peruvian Prosecutor’s Office requests seizure of Pedro Castillo’s assets

Prosecutor Daniel Soria has made the request in the case investigating Castillo’s attempt to dissolve the right-wing dominated Congress and rule by decree in December 2022

Peru’s former prime minister Betssy Chávez arrested on rebellion and conspiracy charges

The charges against Chávez stem from the right-wing’s case against former President Pedro Castillo who has been imprisoned since December 2022

Boluarte isolates herself even further and declares López Obrador persona non grata

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Peruvian Congress declared Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador persona non grata

Peruvians demand justice following death of protester who was shot with 36 lead pellets by police

According to Peru’s Ombudsman’s Office, with the death of 22-year-old Rosalino Florez Valverde, the death toll from state repression of anti-government and anti-congress protests rose to 67

Enver León: “The majority of Peruvians want a change in the Constitution”

The Peruvian people have remained in the streets three months since Pedro Castillo was overthrown in a coup d’état

Peru’s judiciary extends preventive detention of Pedro Castillo by 36 months

Supporters of the ousted president argue that the Peruvian judiciary is unfairly targeting Castillo while those responsible for killings of civilian protesters walk free

Peru protests Juliaca massacre Protests and strikes continue in Peru against Dina Boluarte

Social organizations and trade unions have pointed out that Boluarte’s meetings with political leaders and the Congress’ decision to postpone the approval of early elections ratify their intention to remain in power until 2026

Peruvian police repress protests, leave over 20 injured in Juliaca

Tens of thousands of Peruvians continue to hit the streets, demanding radical political changes despite heavy repression as pro-democracy protests complete two months

Peru protests Peruvian Congress strikes down proposals for 2023 elections, protests continue

Following the votes in Congress, the government of Dina Boluarte presented a bill to hold general elections in October 2023, a central demand of protesters

Protests and repression in Peru’s capital intensify

Lima has become the epicenter of the protests in Peru, even as protesters face increasingly violent attacks at the hands of the police

Tens of thousands on the streets of Peru in national strike

The pro-democracy protests have received the support of several celebrities, universities and progressive political parties

Peruvian Congress approves bill to advance general elections as anti-coup protests intensify

According to Peru’s National Human Rights Coordinator, in the past 15 days of anti-coup protests, 27 protesters have died as a result of violent repression by security forces