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Fujimori health better, but family feud makes him sick: doctor

- Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori feels better after being hospitalized earlier this week, but a feud between his politically ambitious children is not helping the recovery, his doctor said Thursday.

Peru crisis harks back to Fujimori impeachment

- As Peru's Congress on Thursday began debating president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation, it echoed a previous presidential resignation that rocked the South American country.

Peru court orders Fujimori tried for 1992 mass killing: official

- A Peruvian court ordered former president Alberto Fujimori on Monday to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime.

Peru court orders Fujimori tried for 1992 mass killing: official

- A Peruvian court ordered former president Alberto Fujimori on Monday to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime.

Human rights court urged to overturn Fujimori pardon

San Jos - Rights groups and relatives of victims asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Friday to rule against a pardon for former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori who was jailed for human rights abuses.

Pardoned Peru ex-president leaves hospital

- Alberto Fujimori, Peru's pardoned former president who was until recently serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, was discharged from hospital Tuesday after receiving treatment for cardiac arrhythmia.

Pardoned Peru ex-president hospitalized again

- Alberto Fujimori, Peru's pardoned former president who was until recently serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses, was hospitalized on Sunday for cardiac arrhythmia, his doctor said.

Fujimori victims to petition pope during Peru visit

- Relatives of victims of Peru's military death-squads under Alberto Fujimori said Wednesday they would petition the pope when he visits next week for help in getting a pardon for the ex-president annulled.

War criminals: freed before serving out their jailtime

Paris - Before former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, several people convicted of crimes against humanity have been granted early release, from Nazis tried in Nuremberg to Argentinian military officers.

Peru's ex-president Fujimori released after controversial pardon

- Peru's ex-president Alberto Fujimori was wheeled out of a Lima hospital late Thursday a free man following a controversial pardon by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Alberto Fujimori: Peru's pardoned ex-strongman

- Peru's Alberto Fujimori, a one-time university dean, rose to the presidency, waged a bloody campaign against insurgents and was sentenced to 25 years in prison for corruption and rights abuses.

Vargas Llosa among more than 230 writers opposing Fujimori pardon

- Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has joined more than 230 other Peruvian writers in denouncing the pardon issued to former president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving 25 years in prison for rights abuses.

Fujimori pardon a 'slap in the face' for victims: UN experts

Geneva - Two UN human rights experts on Thursday said the pardon of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori was a "slap in the face" to victims of his brutal rule.

Key moments leading to pardon of Peru's ex-leader Fujimori

- Peru's president justified pardoning jailed ex-leader Alberto Fujimori by saying it would help heal the country's divisions. Cynics say it was really aimed at saving Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's own imperiled presidency.

Victims of Peru's Fujimori rail against ex-president's pardon

- Families of victims of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori prepared Wednesday to intensify protests against a pardon given to the ex-leader, who was released from a 25-year term for murder and other human rights abuses.

Alberto Fujimori: Peru's pardoned ex-strongman

- Peru's Alberto Fujimori, a one-time university dean, rose to the presidency, waged a bloody campaign against insurgents and was sentenced to 25 years in prison for corruption and rights abuses.

'Forgive me' says ex-Peru leader Fujimori after pardon protests

- Peru's ailing former leader Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday asked the public for forgiveness, two days after receiving a presidential pardon that sparked street protests.

'Forgive me' ex-Peru leader Fujimori says after pardon protests

- Peru's ailing former leader Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday asked the public for forgiveness, two days after receiving a presidential pardon that sparked street protests.

Clashes in Lima as thousands protest ex-president Fujimori pardon

- Peruvian police on Monday fired tear gas and clashed with protesters marching against the pardon of ailing ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights abuses.

Peru's pardoned ex-president Fujimori still in hospital

- Peru's former president Alberto Fujimori remained in intensive care in a Lima hospital on Monday, a day after he was granted a pardon for his 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity.

Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for corruption and rights abuses, has been pardoned on humanitarian grounds, the presidency said Sunday.

Alberto Fujimori: Peru's pardoned ex-strongman

- Peru's Alberto Fujimori, a one-time university dean, rose to the presidency, waged a bloody campaign against insurgents and was sentenced to 25 years in prison for corruption and rights abuses.

Peru's ailing ex-president Fujimori pardoned

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for corruption and rights abuses, has been pardoned on humanitarian grounds, the presidency said on Sunday.

Peru's Fujimori responding to treatment for heart ailment

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, 79, is responding to treatment for a severely accelerated heart rate but remains in intensive care, his doctor said Wednesday.

Peru ex-leader Fujimori in intensive care: doctor

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori, 79, is in intensive care after suffering a life-threatening heart complaint in prison, his doctor said Tuesday.

Peru court says no to Fujimori freedom

- A Peruvian court rejected Tuesday a bid by the family of disgraced ex-president Alberto Fujimori to have him freed from his lengthy prison term for human rights abuses and graft.The court announced its ruling on social media.

Peru's Fujimori hospitalized with heart issue: doctor

- Peru's jailed ex-leader Alberto Fujimori was taken to a hospital on Friday after showing signs of hypertension and irregular heartbeat, his doctor said.

Peru's president hints at pardon for jailed ex-leader Fujimori

- Peru's president has hinted he may pardon jailed ex-leader Alberto Fujimori -- but denied any backroom deal with the party that controls Congress, led by the former strongman's daughter.

Peru's Fujimori back in jail after treatment

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori spent a day in hospital for back pain in the latest of a string of health scares before returning to prison on Sunday, media said.

Peru ex-leader Fujimori hospitalized with bad back

- Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori has been hospitalized again, this time for a spinal problem, his doctor said Monday.It is the latest in a string of health scares for the 78-year-old, who was jailed in 2007 for human rights atrocities.
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