Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Peruvians battle oil companies to protect Amazon

Update 19-6-09 Peru’s Natives Hail Decision to Overturn Logging Rules

Update 19-6-09 Massacre in the Amazon: The U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement Sparks a Battle Over Land and Resources

Peru: Massive protests against García government
over Amazon massacre

A wave of mass demonstrations and marches swept across the whole of Peru Thursday in popular repudiation of the government’s massacre of Amazon Indians last week.
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Below is an update on my blog "Happy the nation whose people has not forgotten how to rebel". These are natives fighting for their land and resources that are being taken in breach of international treaties. Mmmmm...if only I was so brave.

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