Alberto Ken'ya Fujimori (Spainyie pronunciation: [fuxiˈmoɾi]; Japanese name: Ken'ya Fujimori (藤森 謙也, Fujimori Ken'ya?)) (born in Lima on Julie 28, 1938) served as Preses o Peru frae 1990 tae 2000. A controversial figure, Fujimori haes been creditit wi uprootin terrorism in Peru an restorin its macroeconomic stability, though his methods hae drawn chairges o authoritarianism an human richts violations. Even amidst his 2008 prosecution for "creemes against humanity" relatin tae his presidency, twa-thirds o Peruvians polled voiced approval for his leadership in that period.
A Peruvian o Japanese descent Fujimori fled tae Japan in 2000 amidst a corruption scandal, where he attemptit tae resign his presidency. His resignation wis rejectit bi the Congress o the Republic, which preferred tae remove him frae office bi force o vote. Wantit in Peru on chairges o corruption an human richts abuses, Fujimori maintained a self-imposed exile abroad till his detainment durin a visit tae Chile in November 2005. He wis finally extraditit tae face creeminal chairges in Peru in September 2007.
In December 2007, Fujimori wis convictit o orderin an illegal search an seizure, an wis sentenced tae sax years in prison. The Supreme Court upheld the decision, upon his appeal.
On Aprile 7, 2009, Fujimori wis convictit o human richts violations an sentenced tae 25 years in prison for his role in killins an kidnappins bi the Grupo Colina daith squad durin his government's battle against leftist guerrillas in the 1990s. The verdict delivered bi a three-judge panel markt the first time that an electit heid o state haes been extraditit back tae his hame kintra, tried, an convictit o human richts violations. Fujimori wis specifically foond guilty o murder, bodily harm, an twa cases o kidnappin.
On Julie 20, 2009, a Peruvian court sentenced Alberto Fujimori tae an additional 7½ years in prison for embezzlement efter the umwhile preses admittit payin his spy chief US$15 million in state funds. He later pled guilty tae bribery.
Unner Peruvian law, though, aw the sentences must run concurrently, wi a maximum length o imprisonment o twintie-five years.
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