Peru upset by high court rejection of fraud case against ex-president Fujimori

[JURIST] The Peruvian government on Wednesday condemned a Peru Supreme Court decision to drop allegations that former President Alberto Fujimori [Wikipedia profile; personal website] used forged signatures to register for the 2000 elections. The Peruvian Congress has a list of charges [JURIST report] against Fujimori, and is seeking to extradite him from Japan [JURIST report]. The government called the dismissal "scandalous" and "unfortunate". Fujimori has denied the charges against him as being politically motivated. Reuters has more.



 

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