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Legal News
25 Jan 2011
by John Paul Putney

[JURIST] A Peruvian appeals court announced on Monday it has rejected the government's petition to overturn a lower court's decision to grant parole to Lori Berenson [advocacy website], a US citizen held since 1995 for collaboration with a Marxist rebel organization. According to Berenson and her lawyer, the ruling was … [read more]


Legal News
6 Nov 2010
by Daniel Makosky

[JURIST] A Peruvian judge on Saturday reinstated the parole of Lori Berenson [advocacy website], a US citizen held since 1995 for collaboration with a Marxist rebel organization. Berenson has served three-quarters of a 20-year sentence, making her eligible for parole [AFP report]. She must now remain in Peru until the … [read more]


Legal News
18 Aug 2010
by Sarah Miley

[JURIST] A Peruvian judge on Wednesday revoked the parole of Lori Berenson [advocacy website], a US citizen held since 1995 for collaboration with a Marxist rebel organization. Berenson was granted parole [JURIST report] in May after serving 14 years of her 20-year sentence with the judge citing good behavior, renunciation … [read more]


Legal News
26 May 2010
by Dwyer Arce

[JURIST] A Peruvian judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Lori Berenson [advocacy website], a US citizen held since 1995 for collaboration with a Marxist rebel organization. Judge Jessica Leon Yarango cited [press release, in Spanish] good behavior, Berenson's renunciation of violence, and the completion of "re-education, rehabilitation and re-socialization," … [read more]


Legal News
17 May 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts

[JURIST] Lawyers for telecommunications giant AT&T made what turned out to be an unsuccessful bid in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for the return of documents collected by a former AT&T technician that supposedly detail co-operation between the company and the US National Security Agency [official website] in the … [read more]


Legal News
10 Aug 2005
by Alexandria Samuel

[JURIST] The Inter-American Court of Human Rights [official website] has denied an appeal request to reinterpret its November 2004 ruling [JURIST report] that upheld the conviction of an American tried in Peru on charges she collaborated with the terrorist group Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement [overview]. Lawyers for Lori Berenson [advocacy … [read more]


Legal News
2 Dec 2004
by Amit Patel

[JURIST] Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo announced Thursday that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has upheld the conviction of Lori Berenson, an American woman who was imprisoned in Peru for terrorist collaboration with Marxist guerrillas. The court, which is affiliated with the Organization of American States, debated Berenson's appeal and … [read more]


Legal News
21 Nov 2004
by Kate Heneroty

[JURIST] Peru says it will ignore any ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights advocating the release of American Lori Berenson. Berenson has been jailed in Peru since her 1995 arrest and 2001 conviction for terrorist collaboration with Marxist guerrillas, the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement. She was originally sentenced … [read more]

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