Peruvian Preparatory Investigation Court accepted the plaintiffs' claim to annul the humanitarian pardon granted to former President Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000), and issued search and arrest warrants against him.
Below is the timeline of the events:
He had served 12 years of the 25-year sentence for the Barrios Altos and La Cantuta cases, which involved human rights abuses.
February 2, 2018: Representatives of La Cantuta and Barrios Altos victims asked the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to annul the humanitarian pardon granted to Alberto Fujimori, saying it is "arbitrary, irregular, and illegal."
August 6, 2018: The Judicial Branch accepted the request to apply conventionality control to review the pardon. The appeal was filed by La Cantuta and Barrios Altos victims' relatives.
September 22, 2018: The Judicial Branch put to a vote the review of the pardon granted in December 2017. The parts involved in this process were heard at the hearing.