A blow for press freedom occurs just as the country prepares for a new ultra-right government, writes Stephanie Boyd.
Articles by Stephanie Boyd
Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes Stephanie Boyd.
- April 20, 2016
Stephanie Boyd recounts her journey from youthful idealist to passionate filmmaker.
- January 14, 2015
Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.
- December 2, 2014
Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.
- September 1, 2014
Stephanie Boyd on why she thinks the mega-miner should win Public Eye’s competition.
- December 4, 2013
Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.
- January 25, 2013
Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.
- December 1, 2012
Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.
- July 6, 2012
Two dead, 100 injured – this is the way Swiss mining giant Xstrata does ‘community relations’ in Peru, while boss Mick Davis is in line for a $44 million bonus.
- June 1, 2012
Look at Peru if you think mining giant Xstrata should merge with Glencore. Stephanie Boyd reports.
- May 1, 2012
By pushing forward a hotly contested mining project and enacting a state of emergency, Ollanta Humala’s presidency is off to a worrying start.
- December 7, 2011
A visit to Al Jazeera headquarters in Doha, Qatar: a reputation for ‘trouble’, freedom of expression and respect for human rights. And then… a dream.
- May 19, 2011
The Al Jazeera Film Festival in Qatar is more like a group psychotherapy session for human rights filmmakers, says Stephanie Boyd.
- May 10, 2011
Peru is plagued by civil unrest in the wake of the Bagua massacre.
- July 3, 2009
What began as a show of support for Peru's Amazonian peoples has evolved into a full-fledged civil uproar - with anti-government marches, protests and strikes.
- June 23, 2009
Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco, Peru, on the furore following the massacre of indigenous protesters.
- June 17, 2009
Across the world, popular protest has demanded adequate food and fair prices. Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco in Peru.
- December 1, 2008