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  • Berenson barred from leaving Peru

    12/17/2011 6:54:11 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 17, 2011 | FRANK BAJAK
    LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peru's government abused its authority by barring paroled U.S. activist Lori Berenson and her 31-month-old son from leaving the country to spend the holidays in New York City with her family, her lawyer charged Saturday. "Administratively, you can't block a court order," Anibal Apari said after Berenson told The Associated Press that she and her son Salvador were prevented from boarding a flight Friday night despite being granted permission in court.
  • Lori's folks rip court (Berenson)

    12/06/2004 3:16:26 AM PST · by kattracks · 33 replies · 1,276+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/06/04 | News Staff
    Lori Berenson's parents raged last night against a human rights court ruling that will keep their activist daughter in prison for the next 11 years. Mark and Rhoda Berenson, who live in Gramercy Park, said the ruling marked "a tragic day for human rights in the Western Hemisphere and in the world." They faulted the Costa Rica-based Inter-American Human Rights Court's decision to uphold a Peruvian court ruling that declared their activist daughter a Marxist terrorist who conspired in 1995 to overturn the Peruvian government. Berenson was originally tried by a tribunal of hooded judges. It was later found she...
  • Lori Berenson to be freed after 15 years in Peruvian prisons

    05/25/2010 5:26:32 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 41 replies · 1,635+ views
    cnn.com ^ | May 25, 2010 | CNN Wire Staff
    Lima, Peru -- Lori Berenson, a U.S. citizen jailed in Peru since 1995 for helping leftist rebels, has been granted conditional release, a judge announced Tuesday. Berenson has served nearly 15 years of a 20-year sentence for aiding Peruvian rebels in a 1995 plot to overthrow Peru's congress. Judge Jessica Leon Yarango made the announcement in a televised court hearing after Berenson's lawyer made the request, but did not specify when she would be released. Berenson, 40, who last year gave birth in prison to a son, Salvador, has long maintained her innocence. Her original sentence of life in prison...