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Tuesday, January 7

NY Times / Reuters Peru's Leader Says Ruling Doesn't Open Prison Gates: "Seeking to reform those Draconian laws which created secret military trials run by hooded judges, for example the court overturned a clause that allowed rebels to be tried for treason, and declared life sentences unconstitutional. The ruling caused an outcry across Peru, which remains wary of lenient treatment of guerrillas and is still nursing its wounds from a long, violent struggle, which lasted from 1980 to the late 1990's."



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