The relatives of former president Pedro Castillo held a meeting with the delegation of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rightswho came to our country to receive information about the political crisis and the protests carried out in recent days. The appointment occurred in hotel BTH San Isidro, as far as the members of this entourage arrived. On behalf of the former head of state, his brothers and nephews were present.
On the morning of this Thursday the 22nd, through their social networksthe Ex leader also requested the delegation of the IACHR have a meeting with his lawyer in order to a supposed “arbitrary deprivation” of his liberty. “I express my concern about what happened and I request that such an important meeting of the IACHR commission and my legal defense be carried out urgently”he noted in a tweet.
IACHR met with former President Pedro Castillo in the Barbadillo prison
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights met with former President Pedro Castillo in the Barbadillo prison, a detention center where he is serving the 18-month preventive detention period ordered by the Judiciary against him.
The Ombudsman, who accompanied the IACHR delegation, indicated that it was possible to verify that the conditions of imprisonment of the former president “adjust to those provided for in the Criminal Enforcement Code.” They were also able to meet with Castillo’s lawyer.