Post Tagged with: "Alberto Fujimori"

Fujimori’s defense lawyer faces possible two-year suspension from practicing law

Ex-President Alberto Fujimori’s mountain of legal problems might have gotten a lot tougher to overcome following a ruling Thursday by the Lima Bar Association’s Ethics Commission ordering a two-year suspension of his defense lawyer, Cesar Nakazaki, from practicing law. Congressman Rolando Sousa, a leading member of Fujimori’s opposition party bloc […]

Peru’s former army intelligence chief: military provided assistance to death squad

The former head of the Army’s Intelligence Service, SIE, testified yesterday during the human rights trial of jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori that the SIE provided arms and military equipment to an elite unit he believes was the Colina group death squad in the early 1990’s. Col. Víctor Raúl Silva Mendoza […]

SIE chief arrested for 1996 kidnapping and murder

The former head of the Army’s Intelligence Service, SIE, was arrested last Thursday for the 1996 murder of a SIE agent who was suspected of providing information to the press. Col. Carlos Edmundo Sánchez Noriega led the SIE from 1996 to 1997 and is accused of authorizing the murder of […]

Head of Colina group testifies at Fujimori trial

The former head of the Colina group death squad, Maj. Santiago Martin Rivas, testified Wednesday at the human rights trial of jailed ex-President Alberto Fujimori that the existence of the paramilitary group is a fabrication made in order to discredit Peru’s Armed Forces. “For many years, selfish people have been […]

by · February 28, 2008 · Comments are Disabled · Human Rights, Law & Justice