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The mayor of the southern town of Espinar has been detained since 30 May. He risks ill-treatment and could face an unfair trial.
Urgent Action AMR 46/003/2012
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
In this submission, Amnesty International notes that the law on the right of Indigenous Peoples to prior consultation has been adopted, but however has concerns ...
Report AMR 46/002/2012
The Peruvian authorities must investigate allegations that a government-run family planning scheme was used to sterilize thousands of indigenous and peasant women ...
In the Americas laws there is an entrenched discriminatory attitude against Indigenous peoples. On the International Day of the World's Indigenous People, Amnesty ...
Report AMR 01/001/2011
Across the Americas, Indigenous Peoples are seen as standing in the way of commercial interests and their human rights are consistently violated.
The Peruvian Constitutional Court has ruled that the government should not extradite a Chinese man, Huang Haiyong (also written as Wong Ho Wing) to China to face ...
Urgent Action AMR 46/006/2011
In this open letter, written on the occasion of Peru's candidacy for membership of the UN Human Rights Council in the elections scheduled for 20 May 2011, Amnesty ...
Open Letter AMR 46/007/2011
The Peruvian authorities must refrain from using excessive force against people protesting against a large mining project, Amnesty International said today, after ...
Clashes between protesters and police over a mining project have left three dead over the past week and scores injured.