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A message to the world from the Wampis

The first email ever sent from the Wampis community of Soledad in the Peruvian rainforest was to New Internationalist, just last week. They want to tell the world their inspiring story. Andres Noningo Sesen explains.

Filed in: Peru

Murder in Mindanao

Graciela Romero Vasquez decries the intersection of violence, money and state collusion in the mining industry.

Filed in: Mining Peru Philippines

Oil giant takes aim at indigenous groups in Peru

Thomas Mc Donagh on the unequal struggle between Amazonian communities and Spanish transnational Repsol.

Filed in: Energy Environment Indigenous Peoples Peru Sustainability

Good for nothing – except procrastination

The climate summit in Peru dodged all the big issues. Now the clock is ticking, says Joe Ware.

Filed in: Climate Change Peru Politics

Shielding the ants from the elephants

Milan Gandhi looks at what’s at stake at COP20 for those bearing the brunt of the West’s failure to tackle climate change.

Filed in: Climate Change Peru

Climate change greenwashing

Peru’s climate change talks open to allegations of hypocrisy and deception, Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Environment Peru

Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru’s armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country’s civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Peru

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

Intimidation, discrimination – the healthcare reality for indigenous mothers

Sarah Edwards explains why women from minorities are failing to get the care they need.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru Women

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

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