Human Rights Violations and Environmental Hazards in Peru
In the beginning of July at least five persons were killed at protests in Cajamarca, Peru, against the mining project Conga. Following these incidents, the government was being reorganized.
Conga is part of the bigger mining project Yanacocha in Cajamarca whose major holders are Newmont and Buenaventura.
The project has extensive impact on people and nature. ... →