Pardon sought for former Peru president

Family of Alberto Fujimori, now serving 25 years, seeks reprieve as ex-leader's health deteriorates.

    The family of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori has asked for a pardon for him on humanitarian grounds, due to his failing health.

    Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for kidnapping, corruption and crimes against humanity.

    Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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