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Peru to reopen investigation into forced sterilizations of ...
31 October 2011

The Peruvian authorities must investigate allegations that a government-run family planning scheme was used to sterilize thousands of indigenous and ...

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Peruvian Congress unanimously passes Indigenous ...
25 August 2011

A landmark law in Peru will mandate government consultations with Indigenous Peoples before large-scale development projects can continue.

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Americas: Sacrificing rights in the name of development ...
5 August 2011

In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People ...

Report       AMR 01/001/2011

Development must not trump indigenous rights in the ...
4 August 2011

Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.

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Peru: Further information: Chinese man will not be extradited ...
15 June 2011

The Peruvian Constitutional Court has ruled that the government should not extradite a Chinese man, Huang Haiyong (also written as Wong Ho Wing ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/006/2011

Peru's candidacy for election to the UN Human Rights Council ...
17 May 2011

In this open letter, written on the occasion of Peru's candidacy for membership of the UN Human Rights Council in the elections scheduled for 20 May ...

Open Letter       AMR 46/007/2011

Amnesty International | Two killed in clashes over Peru mining ...
8 April 2011

The Peruvian authorities must refrain from using excessive force against people protesting against a large mining project, Amnesty International said ...

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Peru: Trade union leaders released pending trial: Further ...
1 April 2011

Peruvian trade union leaders Pedro Condori Laurente and Antonio Quispe Tamayo were released on 29 March 2011, pending the outcome of the trial ...

Urgent Action       AMR 46/004/2011

Peru: Bagua victims still waiting for justice
31 March 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 31 March 2011. AI Index: AMR 46/003/2011. Peru: Bagua victims still waiting for justice. ...

Public Statement       AMR 46/003/2011

Perú: Carta abierta a los candidatos presidenciales de La ...
8 March 2011

Open Letter       AMR 46/002/2011