Peru: Fear for safety / death threats: Gloria Cano Legua (f)

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AMR 46/001/2008

In violation of their right to defend human rights, members of APRODEH, Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos (Association for the Protection of Human Rights) received death threats through an anonymous telephone call on 18 December 2007. The threats particularly targeted human rights lawyer Dr. Gloria Cano Legua, who has been working on legal cases for victims of human rights violations allegedly committed under former president Alberto Fujimori and for which he is currently on trial.

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