Fifth fatality in Cajamarca: police denied medical care

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José Antonio Sánchez Huamán (29) died this morning in a Cajamarcan hospital. He was shot by police forces during an anti-Conga protest in Celendín two days ago. This morning, he died from his… Continue reading

Again 1 protester killed – indignation and solidarity all over Peru

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One day after three civilians were killed in the city of Celendín, during a manifestation against the Conga mining project, one protester was assassinated in Bambamarca. Joselito Vásquez Jambo, 28 years of age,… Continue reading

Three killed during protest in Celendín

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Three civilians were killed yesterday during protests against the Conga mining project in the north of Peru. One of the victims is a 17-years old boy. Moreover, 21 persons got injured and 16… Continue reading

The hunger strike continues – President Humala: Conga is viable

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On the sixth day of the hunger strike against the Conga mining project in Cajamarca, President Humala Ollanta declared that Minera Yanacocha accepted the government imposed conditions. “We have ratified our decision to… Continue reading

The strike in Cajamarca – rights violated (21-06-2012)

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The strike in Cajamarca against the mining project Conga continues. The 22nd day of the regional strike was a another black day for democracy in Peru. Around 7 pm people came together on… Continue reading