Human rights advocates everywhere celebrated the conviction of Alberto Fujimori on Tuesday, April 7th, for crimes committed during his time in office. In a landmark decision, Peru's Supreme Court concluded that Fujimori bore personal responsibility for three massacres during the 1990s, including the case of La Cantuta in which nine university students were kidnapped and killed.
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Indonesia: Halt Executions of Two Foreign Nationals (UA 305/14)
Two people are still at risk of being executed in Indonesia after the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. One of them, a French national, who had been granted a stay of execution, has had his appeal rejected.