Peru’s ousted President Castillo challenges detention


              Supporters of ousted Peruvian President Pedro Castillo block the Pan-American South Highway with signs that reads in Spanish "Close Congress. New Constitution and Elections" in Ica, Peru, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. Castillo said Tuesday he is being "unjustly and arbitrarily detained" and thanked his supporters for their "effort and fight" since he was taken into custody last week. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            Police stand guard at a barricade as supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) Supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo throw stones at police during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) A supporter of ousted President Pedro Castillo returns a tear gas canister to police in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) Supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo hold a poster depicting Peru's new president, Dina Boluarte, along with sign "Killer" during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) Police stand guard at a barricade as supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) A supporter of ousted President Pedro Castillo is affected by tear gas fired by police during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) A supporter of ousted President Pedro Castillo throws a stone at police during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) Police detain supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) A supporter of ousted President Pedro Castillo throws a stone at police during a protest in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) A police officer fires tear gas shell to disperse supporters of ousted President Pedro Castillo in Lima, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office Wednesday and replace him with the vice president, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) Students attend the funeral procession of a child who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte in Andahuaylas, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office the previous week and replace him with the vice president, Boluarte, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno) Relatives of a child who was killed during protests against new President Dina Boluarte carry his coffin to the cemetery in Andahuaylas, Peru, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. Peru's Congress voted to remove Castillo from office the previous week and replace him with the vice president, Boluarte, shortly after Castillo tried to dissolve the legislature ahead of a scheduled vote to remove him. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)
Peru’s ousted President Castillo challenges detention