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Peru backslides on indigenous rights

Emily Greenspan is an extractive industries policy and advocacy advisor with Oxfam America. Recent statements from the Peruvian government do not bode well for implementation of Peru’s new Indigenous Peoples Consultation Law (Consultation Law). The landmark law, passed in 2011 and now being implemented, requires the Peruvian government to consult indigenous peoples affected directly by […]