The 2013 Annual Report on
Peru is now live »
Governments across the Americas continue to discriminate against Indigenous peoples by denying their right to have a say on decisions which may have devastating ...
Document AMR 01/005/2012
Peruvian authorities have imposed a state of emergency in the north of the country, where protests over construction of a goldmine have turned deadly.
The mayor of the southern town of Espinar has been detained since 30 May. He risks ill-treatment and could face an unfair trial.
Urgent Action AMR 46/003/2012
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
In this submission, Amnesty International notes that the law on the right of Indigenous Peoples to prior consultation has been adopted, but however has concerns ...
Report AMR 46/002/2012
The Peruvian authorities must investigate allegations that a government-run family planning scheme was used to sterilize thousands of indigenous and peasant women ...
A landmark law in Peru will mandate government consultations with Indigenous Peoples before large-scale development projects can continue.
In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, Amnesty ...
Report AMR 01/001/2011
Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.