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Peru: Garcia Gov’t. Committing Massacres of Indigenous in Resource Rich Amazonas

June 8, 2009

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Since April 9th communities in the Peruvian Amazon have been protesting new laws passed by President Alan Garcia’s government that usher in the Free Trade Agreement with the United States and authorize an unprecedented wave of extractive industries into the Amazon Rainforest. Over 30,000 indigenous people have been blockading roads, rivers, and railways to demand […]