Crime in Peru
Crime in Peru is investigated by the Peruvian police.
In 2012, Peru had a murder rate of 9.6 per 100,000 population. There were a total of 2,865 murders in Peru in 2012.Peru's most prominent polit...
Human rights in Peru
Several issues were brought to Peruvian justice courts in 2000 to address several human rights violations during the Internal conflict in Peru during the 1980s. These issues constituted one of the lar...
Judicial System of Peru
The judiciary of Peru is a branch of the government of Peru interprets and applies the laws of Peru, to ensure equal justice under law, and provides a mechanism for dispute resolution. It is a hierarc...
Law enforcement in Peru
Law enforcement in Peru is divided into a national police force and municipal police forces. The Peruvian National Police (Spanish: Policía Nacional del Perú, PNP) is the national police force of Peru...
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Human trafficking in Peru
Peru is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labor and forced prostitution. Several thousand persons are est...
Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Peru)
The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) (in Spanish: Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación (CVR)) (June 2001 – 28 August 2003) was established in 2001 after the fall of president...
Constituent Assembly (Peru)
The Constituent Assembly was the tenth Constituent Assembly of Peru, convened by the government of General Francisco Morales Bermudez to facilitate the return of democracy following a decade of the se...
Domestic violence in Peru
Domestic violence in Peru is a problem; abuses are aggravated by insensitivity on the part of law enforcement and judicial authorities toward female victims.The law prohibits domestic violence, and pe...
American Treaty on Pacific Settlement
The American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (also known as the Pact of Bogotá) was signed by the independent republics of America gathered at the Ninth International Conference of American States in Bog...
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Lori Berenson
Lori Helene Berenson (born November 13, 1969) is an American convicted in Peru in 1996 of unlawful collaboration with the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA), a group which had tried to overthro...
Murder (Peruvian law)
Murder in Peru is classified into three major categories:Is punishable with a mandatory life sentence.
Supreme Court of Peru
The Supreme Court of Justice is the highest judicial court in Peru. Its jurisdiction extends over the entire territory of the nation. It is headquartered in the Palace of Justice in Lima. The supreme ...
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Max Arias-Schreiber Pezet
Max Arias-Schreiber Pezet (January 3, 1923 – March 4, 2004) was a Peruvian lawyer and jurist. He was the Minister of Justice during the Fernando Belaunde presidency.He was the first of three children ...
LGBT rights in Peru
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Peru may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity among consenting adults is legal. An exception ...
Courts of Peace of Peru
The Courts of Peace are the lowest hierarchic level in the Judicial System of Peru. Each district in the country has a Court of Peace. Courts of Peace have jurisdiction over minor cases and cannot try...
Pishtacos
Pishtacos is a term Peruvian police has used to refer to alleged Peruvian gangsters who were suspected of murdering up to 60 people for their fat, and sold it to intermediaries in Lima, who are though...
Democratic Constituent Congress
The Democratic Constituent Congress (Spanish: Congreso Constituyente Democrático) was a Constituent Assembly created in Peru after the dissolution of Congress by President Alberto Fujimori in 1992. It...
Judicial Districts of Peru
The Judicial Districts of Peru are subdivisions of the Judicial System of Peru. There are 28 Judicial Districts in Peru:
Copyright law of Peru
Peru is a signatory to the Berne Convention, and the basic law on copyright is contained in Legislative Decree No. 822 of April 23, 1996. Related and subsequent amending legislation are listed at the ...
DIRCOTE
The Counter-Terrorist Directorate (Spanish: Dirección contra el terrorismo, best known simply as DIRCOTE) is the branch of the National Police of Peru that is responsible for Peru's anti-terrorist...
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Judiciary reform in Peru under Alberto Fujimori
The State of the Judiciary Under Fujimori isDuring the presidency of Alberto Fujimori (1990- 2002) the Judiciary branch of Peru faced many reforms that the president enacted as a way to fulfill his c...