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So, even in Peru a presidential pardon will only go so far. Less than two months after being abruptly freed from prison, Alberto Fujimori looks set to return to court, to be tried for ordering the Pativilca massacre:  https://elcomercio.pe/politica/alberto-fujimori-sera-procesado-caso-pativilca-noticia-495889 
@ColinPost @LeylaHuerta But why does it have to be "either or"? Both can happen, and both are needed for Peru to meet international human rights norms.
Reniec, the agency that records births, deaths etc in Peru and issues compulsory national ID cards, is refusing to change the official gender of a trans woman. Thanks to @LeylaHuerta for this photo of the protests by her group Feminas outside Reniec offices. https://t.co/sJjj8GjPlI
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