Conga Conflict

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



The World Says Conga No Va


  • Comments on the Conga project’s Environmental Impact Assessment:

The Conga Mine, Peru – Comments on the Environmental Impact Assessment and Related Issues


`Peru peasant squads rally against $5bn Conga gold project`, Mineweb, 1st July 2013

´Peru anti-mining protests against Conga resume´, Global Voices Online, 23rd June 2013

`Standing up to Big Gold`, UC Observer, 6th June 2013

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality‘, New Internationalist, 25th January 2013

Oxfam America highlights Newmont and Minas Conga as examples of bad practice


Letter from Denver Justice and Peace Committee to the Peruvian Consulate in Denver

Call from Amnesty International about the excessive use of force in manifestations in Cajamarca

MEPs ask Peruvian President to Abandon the Conga Project

French NGOs present the case of Conga to United Nations

Las Rondas Campesinas (The Peasant Patrols)

Types of Rondas Campesinas in Peru:

It is estimated that there are between 200,000 and 250,000 ronderos across Peru  grouped in about 8,000 committees. In Cajamarca, home of the peasant patrols (las rondas campesinas), there are about 100,000 active patrollers (Ronderos). See


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