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Alberto Fujimori

Sterilization Investigation Against Fujimori Dropped

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 01.26.2014 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian prosecutors say they have dropped a criminal investigation against former President Alberto Fujimori and health ministers...

Jailed Peruvian President Begins Fifth Trial

AP | Posted 10.18.2013 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru -- LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori showed up for the start of his fifth trial with mussed hair and wearing a...

Ex Peruvian President Gets Out Of Jail Via Twitter

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 10.11.2013 | Latino Voices

LIMA, Peru -- LIMA, Peru (AP) — Incarcerated for authorizing death squads and corruption, former President Alberto Fujimori is not permitted to give...

Fujimori's So-Called Apology and the Stakes for Transitional Justice

Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland | Posted 10.26.2012 | World
Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland

This week, Alberto Fujimori, the ex-president of Peru currently in prison for crimes against humanity, released a painting he made from jail to be circulated to the public.

Peru: Rights Groups Claim 200,000 Women Forcibly Sterilized, Investigation Reopened

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Peruvian prosecutors have reopened an investigation into evidence that thousands of women were forcibly sterilized during the 1990-...

Peru's Hotly-Contested Presidential Runoff Marked By Mudslinging

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Smears, insults and dirty tricks are nothing new in Peruvian politics, but the mudslinging is especially virulent ahead of Sunday'...

Giuliani Now Fighting the War of Terror in Peru

Dennis Jett | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Dennis Jett

One can only wonder how much Rudy Giuliani is collecting to intervene in Peruvian politics and where that money came from.

Is Peru's Political Suicide America's Future?

Dennis Jett | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Peru had its presidential election on Sunday, and the outcome could not have been worse. Few Americans will care about that, but they should. The result may be America's future.

Banana Republic, U.S.A.? "Populism" Comes to America

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Confronting economic malaise, the country seems to be heading back into one of its perennial populist cycles. As a result, "going populist is now smart politics and good policy."

The End of Impunity for Executive Abuse: Fujimori on Trial

Lisa J. Laplante | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa J. Laplante

On the world stage, the Alberto Fujimori's conviction will stand as a warning that the preservation of national security can no longer serve as a cloak for violence and human rights abuse.

Latin America Leaders Seek A New Form Of Dictatorship

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Across Latin America, presidents are pulling strings and pressuring lawmakers to change their constitutions to allow for multiple ...

Fujimori Trial: Ex-Peruvian Pres. Sentenced To 7.5 Years For Embezzlement

AP | ANDREW WHALEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison Monday after he adm...

Fujimori Trial: Ex-Peruvian Pres. Admits To Pay-Offs

AP | ANDREW WHALEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori acknowledged Monday that he paid his spy chief $15 million in state money to quit as his...

The Danger of Caution

Susan Benesch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Benesch

Courts are likely to spend decades deciding U.S. torture cases if Obama declines to consider them promptly. The matter will make its way into courtrooms in other ways.

Peru: Fujimori Verdict A Rights Victory

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

(Lima, April 7, 2009) - Today's conviction of Alberto Fujimori, former president of Peru, is a major advance for human rights accountability in the re...

Peru's Fujimori Convicted In Murder, Kidnapping Trial

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison Tuesday for death squad killings and k...

The Fujimori Verdict and the Justice Cascade: Ending Impunity

Scott Gilmore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Gilmore

Today's sentence against Fujimori is a victory against impunity, and a repudiation of the notion that government leaders are bound by no limits when it comes to national security.