EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AMR 46/02/95
1 March 1995
Further information on UA 109/94 (AMR 46/04/94, 17 March 1994) and follow-up
(AMR 46/01/95, 5 January 1995) - Arbitrary detention / Fear of unfair trial
/ Prisoner of Conscience
PERU Santosa LAYME BEJAR (f), community activist
Amnesty International has learned that on 24 February 1995, prisoner of
conscience Santosa Layme Bejar was released. On 23 February the Corte Superior
de Lima, High Court of Lima, the capital, ruled that Santosa Layme should be
released immediately because there was no evidence of her having any links
to the armed opposition group Partido Comunista del Perú (Sendero Luminoso),
PCP, Communist Party of Peru (Shining Path).
Thank you for all your appeals on behalf of Santosa Layme. No further action
by the Urgent Action Network is required.