Alberto Fujimori, former Peruvian president, was released by the Constitutional Court, unleashing expectation and controversy. Despite the request of the Inter-American Court not to release him for human rights violations, the Constitutional Court decided otherwise.
The former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori He was released by an order of the Constitutional Court, generating expectation and controversy. Despite the request of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights To prevent his release, the Constitutional Court ordered his immediate release, creating uncertainty about the Government’s response.
The Inter-American Court urged the Peruvian State not to release Fujimori to ensure justice for the victims of human rights violationsbut the Constitutional Court made the opposite decision.
The Government, after the release, issued a brief message ratifying its commitment to the American Convention on Human Rights and mentioning that it complied with the ruling of the TC.
Fujimori, 85, left the Barbadillo prison with medical assistance. Upon leaving it, he was greeted by his daughter Keiko Fujimorileader of Fuerza Popular, and his son Kenji.
The moment of liberation was chaotic, with followers celebrating and blocking the passage of Fujimori’s car. Later, his children thanked Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for him pardon awarded in 2017, highlighting the victory of justice and humanity, according to Keiko, to the applause of her followers.