Peru protesters demand release of Fujimori Katerina Ossenova at 12:31 PM ET
[JURIST] Over 1,000 demonstrators faced off with riot police in Lima, Peru Thursday, demanding the release of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori [personal website; JURIST news archive]. Fujimori was extradited [JURIST report] to Peru Saturday following the Supreme Court of Chile's decision [JURIST report] last week that Fujimori should be extradited on human rights and corruption charges. Fujimori is accused of approving death squad killings and misusing government funds in Peru.
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