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Peru: Five years on from Bagua violence and still no justice for victims

Headline Title:  Peru: Five years on from Bagua violence and still no justice for victims 05 June 2014 The Peruvian authorities must ensure that all those suspected of criminal responsibility in the tragic events in Bagua are brought to justice, said Amnesty International today on the fifth anniversary of the violence which left 33 people dead. Demonstrators and police were killed when police clashed with Indigenous People protesting against a series of laws allowing for the exploitation of natural resources on ancestral land in 2009. During the violence 23 officers lost…

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