Peru’s growing authoritarianism and rights erosion denounced


Human rights groups have denounced moves by Peru’s Congress to capture the other branches of the state and to reverse social, democratic and civic gains.

This takes place in the context of the democratic crisis gripping the country, which is the result of a conservative, authoritarian political and ideological project that has been destabilizing state institutions over the last year, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organizations in Peru, APRODEH, Perú-Equidad and CEDAL, state in a new analysis.

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