Conga Conflict

Reporting on the conflict between the mega mining project Conga and the people of Cajamarca, Peru

CAJAMARCA: Farmers protest against Minera Yanacocha for contamination and diminished water sources


By Milton Sánchez Residents of 11 communities from the towns of Huacataz and Otuzco, in the province of Cajamarca, users of the irrigation canals Tres Tingos, Muyoc, Huacatáz, Chicospata, among others, marched … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

FRONT LINE DEFENDERS: Intimidation and death threats against land rights defender


[versión española abajo] 6 August 2015 Update: Peru – Intimidation and death threats against land rights defender Maxima Acuña de Chaupe On 5 August 2015 Ms Maxima Acuña de Chaupe … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

URGENT: Máxima Acuña receives death threats from Yanacocha worker


Maxima Acuña de Chaupe, the human rights defender who has stood up to the world´s second largest gold producer and refused to leave her land, has received numerous death threats … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment