Pedro Carranza Ugaz

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Carranza, a correspondent with Radio Oriental in Jaén Province, Cajamarca Department, was detained on November 29, 1993, and sentenced on November 7, 1994, to 20 years in prison for being a member of the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA). He is currently being held in Huacaris Prison in Cajamarca. In December 1998, his case remained under review by the ad hoc commission that was established by President Alberto K. Fujimori in 1996 to examine the files of those convicted under Peru’s anti-terrorism laws.