Conga Conflict

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

Peruvian Communities Reject COP 20 and Build the Movement of the People for El Buen Vivir


Peruvian Communities Reject COP 20 and Build the Movement of the People for El Buen Vivir Written by Lynda Sullivan Friday, 02 January 2015 14:07 All eyes were on Peru as … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

´Working on the line´ human rights blog


The Guardians of the Lagoons (above: Pinta y Lucha, Celendin, Cajamarca, Peru.) Deep in the Andes region of Northern Peru, in the province of Celendin, Cajamarca, the once peaceful existence of … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

UPSIDE DOWN WORLD: Peru’s Conga Mine Conflict: Cajamarca Won’t Capitulate


Written by Lynda Sullivan Thursday, 01 May 2014 Published in Upside Down World The fight over the Conga mining project is one of Peru’s largest current social conflicts.   Today, the … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Celendin Arises on Earth Day


Tomorrow, 22nd, which is internationally known as Earth Day, and Wednesday, 23rd April, the city of Celendin will welcome its brothers and sisters from across the entire province. They will … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Water or Gold? by Megan Ambrose


Water or Gold? My name is Megan Ambrose. I grew up in Wales in a small village near the sea but I’d always been eager to see the world. So … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sending in the heavies to squash dissent


Almost a thousand demonstrators travelled to the high altitudes of the mountain lakes of Conga yesterday and successfully carried out their demonstration. Then came the police oppression which started in … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Civil society demands removal of mining machinery from mountain lakes


  The various grassroots organisations of Haulgayoc, Cajamarca, San Marcos and Celendin, which came to an agreement at a General Assembly on 11th March, demand the removal of all types … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

CONGA: Successful mobilisation, distortion by mass media


Yesterday, Thursday 16th January, thousands of villagers gathered at over 4000 feet about sea level at the lagoons of Conga, to demonstrate, once again, the overwhelming local rejection of the … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mass mobilisation to belie ´Social licence´


Tomorrow, 16th January, thousands plan to join the Guardians of the Lagoons at the Laguna Azul and the Laguna El Perol to belie the stream of lies that has come … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Delegación de observadores Internacionales de Derechos Humanos Visitan a Máxima Acuña Chaupe


05 de octubre 2013, una delegación internacional de defensoras de derechos humanos viajarán a la provincia de Cajamarca, norte del Perú, para investigar las denuncias de violaciones de derechos humanos … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment