Amazon Watch Welcomes Acquittals in Peru's Baguazo Case, But Denounces Ongoing Impunity for Real Perpetrators
September 23, 2016

Amazon Watch Welcomes Acquittals in Peru's Baguazo Case, But Denounces Ongoing Impunity for Real Perpetrators

Washington, DC – Late yesterday, Peru's Superior Court of Justice of the Amazonas region announced the long-anticipated verdict in the Baguazo trial, throwing out for lack of evidence all charges against the 52 indigenous defendants in the case, including internationally-recognized leaders Alberto Pizango and Santiago Manuin.

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