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Indigenous Protest and State Violence in the Peruvian Amazon: How the Media Misrepresents

(8) Comments | Posted June 12, 2009 | 3:22 PM

(On assignment for Amazon Watch)

Before dawn on Friday, June 5, an estimated 650 Peruvian National Police and Special Forces officers attacked several thousand Awajun and Wambis indigenous people at their roadside blockade on the Fernando Belaunde Terry highway.

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