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Video and photos of police attack near Bagua, Peru

May 18, 2009

On Sunday, May 10, armed police attacked and broke up a peaceful demonstration on the Corral Quemado Bridge close to the northern Peruvian town of Bagua, resulting in several serious injuries and one person missing, feared dead. [...]

URGENTE: Indígenas andinos y amazónicos anuncian huelga de hambre en el Congreso Demandan que el Pleno apruebe la derogatoria de los decretos legislativos del TLC con Estados Unidos

May 8, 2009

COORDINADORA ANDINA DE ORGANIZACIONES INDÍGENAS – CAOIBolivia, Ecuador, Perú, Colombia, Chile, Argentina URGENTE. [...]

Invasión de Ecopetrol y FFMM, violación de derechos más grande contra los U'wa

May 6, 2009

En un documento entregado al director HSE y Gestión Social de Ecopetrol, Napo León Gómez y al Teniente Coronel Juan Carlos González, Comandante del Batallón Especial Energético Vial No.1, la comunidad U'wa dejó claro, una vez más, su rechazo a cualquier tipo de actividad dentro de su territorio que atente su cosmovisión, especialmente la explotación de hidrocarburos y la militarización que además de invadir su t [...]

Indigenous Peoples Summit on Climate Change

April 30, 2009

Indigenous peoples from around the world gathered in Anchorage, Alaska April 20-24 to exchange their knowledge and experience in confronting the impacts of climate change, and to develop key messages and recommendations to be articulated to the world at the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009. [...]

Talisman AGM in Calgary Statement by Gregor MacLennan Amazon Watch Peru Coordinator

April 29, 2009

Good Morning Chairman Manzoni, Board of Directors, Shareholders,  My name is Gregor MacLennan, and I represent Amazon Watch, a human rights and environmental organization that has 15 years of experience working with indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We are also shareholders in Talisman. [...]

Brazilian Social Movement Condemns "Dictatorship on the Madeira River"

April 29, 2009

The Brazilian Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB) issued the following statement to denounce the treatment of riverine communities who are being impacted by the construction of the Santo Antônio and Jirau dams on the Madeira River in Brazil's Rondônia state. [...]

ACTION PLATFORM OF THE AMAZONIAN INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (AIDESEP)

April 24, 2009

1. Repeal of all legislative decrees and laws that impinge upon the rights of indigenous peoples. These laws include Law 29317 that modifies Legislative Decree 1090 also known as the NEW FOREST AND WILDLIFE LAW, Law 29338, the Water Resources Law, and Legislative Decrees 1089, 1064 and 1020. 2. [...]

Earth Day: Do Environmental Rights Equal Human Rights?

April 21, 2009

By: Priscila Neri Witness: www.witness.org What images come to mind when you think of human rights? Pictures of torture, unjust detention, police brutality, political persecution? Or do you think about climate change? What about when you think of the environmental movement? Do you picture polluted oceans, destroyed forests, endangered wildlife? Or do you think about people? Although the environment [...]

Despite Protests, Work Continues on Madeira River Dams

April 1, 2009

Recent events surrounding the Santo Antonio and Jirau hydroelectric dam schemes underway on the Amazon’s Madeira River highlight the controversial nature of these projects as well as the lack of public consensus around the Brazilian government’s “development” plans for the Amazon basin. [...]

AIDESEP, COMARU, CITIZEN ACTION FOR CAMISEA AND OTHERS EXPRESS OUR OBJECTION TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE 7TH CAMISEA CONSULTATION MEETING, ORGANIZED BY THE INTERAMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK - IDB

March 21, 2009

The Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest – AIDESEP, The Machiguenga Council of the Urubamba River – COMARU, Citizen Action for Camisea and other civil society organizations, by signing below, are expressing our objection to the organization of the Interamerican Development Bank’s (IDB) 7th Camisea Consultation Meeting, Friday, March 20, 2009 in Lima. [...]

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