Judge denied presence of international observers at trial against Peruvian journalist

  • Source: IPYS
  • October 27, 2020

"Judge Rómulo Chira Cabezas denied the request of the defense representing journalist Paola Ugaz, who requested that the chamber, considering the relevance of the judicial case, authorize two representatives from the Center for Human Rights of the American Bar Association (ABA) to participate as observers in the Oct. 27 hearing...

The hearing, which is taking place today, relates to one of five judicial processes against the journalist, accused of defamation after investigating abuses committed by priests of the religious group Sodalitium Christianae Vitae."

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