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09 December 2013
UN report finds development gains highest in areas of illegal mining and coca production, but could be reversed by environmental damage.
25 November 2013
Vote for municipal council sees low participation and many spoilt ballots, leaving Mayor to rebuild base.
22 November 2013
Three members of the Colina death squad will serve 22 years for forced disppearance and killing of students and professor in 1992.
12 November 2013
Identification of communities with right to prior consultation will not be completed till after 2017 and Andean peoples face exclusion.
08 November 2013
Rights group documents injuries to children and adults in confrontation, while another protester has miscarried in detention.
22 October 2013
Oil drilling is contaminating indigenous communities' water and food in the Amazon region, according to new official data. Cancellation of a ministerial visit has prompted protests, and another pledge on the Consultation Law has been broken.
21 October 2013
Former president faces charged with misusing public funds to buy positive press coverage and defame opponents in an attempt to influence the 2000 election.
16 October 2013
LGBT Peruvians have reported dozens of incidents of violence and discrimination to a new civil society initiative, while Congress will consider a bill for same-sex civil unions.
25 September 2013
Miners an officials say process of formalising is flawed, in a challenge to efforts to combat health impacts and pollution from the booming industry. Tensions have risen as two relatives of a union leader were found dead.
20 September 2013
Join us on 19 October to debate whether justice has been done for human rights crimes committed during Peru's internal conflict and to consider emerging human rights issues.