Wednesday, May 26, 2010

American Woman Released from Prison in Peru

Lori Berenson, a 40-year-old New Yorker who has spent the past 15 years in a Peruvian prison, was released yesterday by Judge Jessica Leon in Peru.  She had been accused of collaborating with a Marxist rebel group in a foiled attempt to overthrow the Peruvian Congress.  Click here for more information and background about the case.  She must remain in Peru while on parole.


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