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April 8, 1992 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military-backed emergency government eased press censorship Tuesday, and newspapers strongly criticized President Alberto Fujimori's coup against the Congress and judiciary. Troops and tanks continued to surround the Congress and the Palace of Justice, both shut down by the Sunday night crackdown. But security forces and censors were withdrawn from most news media offices. Foreign Minister Augusto Blacker said the news media outlets were occupied to safeguard them.
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April 8, 1992 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military-backed emergency government eased press censorship Tuesday, and newspapers strongly criticized President Alberto Fujimori's coup against the Congress and judiciary. Troops and tanks continued to surround the Congress and the Palace of Justice, both shut down by the Sunday night crackdown. But security forces and censors were withdrawn from most news media offices. Foreign Minister Augusto Blacker said the news media outlets were occupied to safeguard them.
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April 7, 1992 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wielding newly seized dictatorial powers Monday, President Alberto Fujimori and the Peruvian armed forces held top congressional leaders prisoner, censored the news media and surrounded key locations with troops and tanks. Fujimori stunned the nation late Sunday by announcing an "emergency" government with military support. He closed the Congress and courts and suspended unspecified constitutional guarantees.
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April 7, 1992 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wielding newly seized dictatorial powers Monday, President Alberto Fujimori and the Peruvian armed forces held top congressional leaders prisoner, censored the news media and surrounded key locations with troops and tanks. Fujimori stunned the nation late Sunday by announcing an "emergency" government with military support. He closed the Congress and courts and suspended unspecified constitutional guarantees.
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