Gustavo Urquizo

About/Bio

Gustavo Urquizo (LLM) is a PhD Candidate, lecturer at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, and research assistant at the Study Center for Latin American Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law (CEDPAL).

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Pardons for Crimes Against Humanity: Some Critical Considerations Regarding the Pardon of Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori

On Christmas eve the current President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, pardoned the former president Fujimori who had served about 12 years of a sentence of 25 years for crimes against humanity (Resolución Suprema n° 281-2017-JUS of 24.12.2017). Leaving aside the particular political context in which this pardon was issued (a few days before a…

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