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Peru: A toxic state: Violations of the right to health of Indigenous Peoples in Cuninico and Espinar, Peru

, Index number: AMR 46/7048/2017

A Toxic State reveals how the Peruvian government has failed to provide adequate healthcare for Indigenous communities in Cuninico and Espinar, in the country’s Amazonian and Andean regions, respectively. Studies found that their only sources of fresh water were contaminated with toxic metals harmful to human health.

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