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12 July 2013
Diverse groups have taken to the streets to oppose government reforms that they say threaten workers' rights and university autonomy, as concerns about the criminalisation of protest persist.
04 July 2013
We highlight some important upcoming events and developments to watch for. The Peru Support Group will be bringing you coverage and analysis as they emerge.
28 June 2013
Campaigners criticise penalty imposed on part-British-owned consortium for 2012 copper spill that caused health problems in hundreds of people.
24 June 2013
Despite government action, the proportion of children working remains among the highest in the region, as debate over the causes continues.
18 June 2013
As the government retreats from its consultation law, the Cañaris community has resorted to the Inter-American system in its challenge to a Canadian-owned mining project.
13 June 2013
Civil society groups warn that the measures violate the constitution and international human rights standards.
10 June 2013
In a decision welcomed by human rights defenders, President Humala has refused a request to pardon the former premier.
30 May 2013
One person has been injured by police as the Conga project sparks renewed resistance in Cajamarca, while in southern Peru communities demand to know the source of pollution around Xstrata's Tintaya mine.
28 May 2013
Campaign gathers support amid warnings that failure to implement law properly is costing women's lives, as UN body calls for action by the Peruvian government in line with international rulings.
26 May 2013
Peru's poverty rate is falling but one in five lives on under $2 a day in rural areas, as divisions between cities and indigenous populations in the highlands and Amazon persist.