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Suspicion swirls around pardon for Peru's ailing former President Alberto Fujimori

LIMA, Peru - Peru's president on Sunday granted disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori a pardon on humanitarian grounds, signaling the end of a decade of imprisonment for corruption and human rights charges.

Fujimori was president from 1990 to 2000 but was forced from office after charges emerged that he was involved in illegal search operations,

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