Fujimorismo
Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns pardon of former dictator Alberto Fujimori

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) considered that the Constitutional Court’s decision to reinstate a controversial presidential pardon granted to former dictator Alberto Fujimori in 2017, failed to give adequate weight to the right to justice of Fujimori’s victims

Outrage in Peru following Court’s decision to release former dictator Alberto Fujimori

83-year-old Alberto Fujimori has been serving a 25-year prison sentence since 2009 for crimes against humanity and corruption committed during his regime

Why hasn’t Pedro Castillo been declared the winner of Peru’s presidential elections yet?

Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the second round of presidential elections but his opponent has refused to concede and the National Jury of Elections (JNE) has not yet proclaimed him as winner.

Understanding Peru’s elections from the peasant patrols to fujimorism

500 years of colonial history, 200 years of life as a republic, and 40 years of experience of the rural and urban peasant patrols movement, to understand a subject and a process that come from afar

Peruvian agricultural workers’ strike met with violent repression

Agricultural workers are mobilizing to demand that the Peruvian government and Congress follow through on their promise to pass a law granting labor rights and ensuring better working conditions for workers in this sector

Víctor Polay: Incarceration in a Peruvian Naval Base

The political prisoner has spent the past two decades in complete isolation in a special penitentiary center on a Naval Base in Peru. Amid the spread of COVID-19 the incarcerated population is especially at risk

Peruvian Constitutional Court validates the dissolution of congress

The court declared President Martín Vizcarra’s decision to dissolve the congress constitutionally valid and announced that parliamentary elections will be held on January 26

Uncertainty looms over Peru

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra dissolved the National Congress, then the legislators retaliated and voted to suspend him

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