Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori should return to prison to complete the sentence imposed by the Peruvian justice, Senior Fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)
Jo-Marie Burt said.
"I suppose they are afraid that it will result in a stronger re-victimization of Fujimori, causing controversy. Also, these decisions can be unpopular with a certain sector of the population but may be welcomed by others who want to enforce the law," she stated.
Since the judgment against its leader —she commented— the Fujimorismo has questioned the process, citing a political persecution and an alleged bias of the courts and, once issued, they questioned the sentence in a political manner.
In this sense, a number of different measures have been proposed to restore his freedom, such as a habeas corpus and a pardon.
thinks Congress should not insist on the bill to grant house arrest for some elderly convicts, which was observed by the Executive Power.
Even though it will benefit some seniors requiring release under supervision, the proposed law is aimed at directly helping ex-President Alberto Fujimori.