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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Chile high court ordered Fujimori extradition to Peru

On September 21, 2007, the Supreme Court of Chile ordered former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori to be extradited to Peru to face human rights charges. Fujimori is accused of approving death squad killings and misusing government funds in Peru. The Chilean government extradited Fujimori the following day. He was later convicted and sentenced to a 25-year prison sentence.

Learn more about Alberto Fujimori from the JURIST news archive.




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