Peru's Fujimori enlists social networks' help

Ex-president who is serving 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity and corruption pushes his case via Twitter.

    Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori has appeared in court on new corruption charges. Following four previous trials he is already serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity as well as corruption. But this time Fujimori is pushing his case over the social networks.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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