Sunday, 17 May 2009

Peruvian Army move in on Indigenous Protests

On Friday I wrote briefly about the situation of the indigenous people of the Ecuadorian Amazon, who have been treated like dirt by oil company, Chevron Texaco.

Now it's emerging that indigenous people in neighbouring Peru are facing repressive measures from the Peruvian government, who haven't taken kindly to protests against a decision to open the country to oil exploration and development by foreign companies.

Read more at Google News.

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