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News from Peruvian tribes
Indigenous protestors acquitted over the Bagua Massacre in Peru
52 protestors have been acquitted of charges relating to one of the bloodiest episodes in recent Peruvian history.
Loggers removed from uncontacted Indians’ land in Peru
An illegal logging camp has been dismantled and fifteen loggers removed from an uncontacted Indian reserve in Peru.
Peru: Mercury poisoning “epidemic” sweeps tribe
Nahua community in Peruvian Amazon devastated by mercury poisoning and other health problems
Oils spills in Peruvian Amazon devastate Indigenous communities
Indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon have suffered from two oil spills in two months.
Amazon Indian leaders shot dead by suspected illegal loggers
The leaders had received death threats from loggers, but no protection was offered by the state.
Peru’s largest mass grave reveals hundreds of murdered Asháninka Indians
Asháninka tribe was decimated during a 20-year bloody war between Maoist guerrillas and the army.