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Peru: woman who assaulted Lima police officer pardoned
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jul 29, 2016 1 comment

Peru: woman who assaulted Lima police officer pardoned

A woman whose arrest for assaulting a police officer went viral was pardoned and released from prison on Thursday. Silvana Buscaglia was charged with assault and sentenced to six years  Full Article »

Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police
Posted by Colin Post on May 12, 2016 1 comment

Peru woman to request pardon for assaulting police

Silvana Buscaglia will seek a presidential pardon for assaulting a police officer outside the Lima airport. Buscaglia’s arrest became national news when a video of the 48-year-old tai-chi instructor’s arrest  Full Article »

Prison for woman whose arrest went viral in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 22, 2015 2 comments

Prison for woman whose arrest went viral in Peru

A Lima woman whose arrest for assaulting a police officer launched a national debate about race and class has been sentenced to six years in prison. After police tried to  Full Article »