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Ecuador: One year after decisive ruling, Sarayaku struggle goes on

Headline Title:  Ecuador: One year after decisive ruling, Sarayaku struggle goes on 25 July 2013 The government of Ecuador must do more to protect the human rights of the indigenous people of Sarayaku if it is to fully comply with an international court ruling said Amnesty International. A year ago today the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) ruled that Ecuador must apologize, consult with and recompense the Sarayaku people over an oil project which damaged their ancestral lands and put their lives at risk in the Amazon region in eastern Ecuador.“Although there has been…

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