Jose Miguel Vivanco, executive director of Human Rights Watch, said on this Twitter account that the pardon "was a vulgar political negotiation in exchange for Kuczynski's stay in power."
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"You need to prove that they essentially were accomplices," said Vivanco. "But normally the commanders weren't at the scene of the crimes. They were at their desks and just signed off on the fabricated reports."
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