Peru: Oil Drilling Divides Community
Barbara Fraser, 2012
A case in which Achuar indigenous people accuse a Canadian petroleum company of attempted genocide, currently under investigation by a court in Peru, could set a legal precedent if it is allowed to go ahead.
The case stems from an incident in May 2009, when members of two Achuar organizations traveled to a camp where Talisman Energy is exploring for oil in the northern Peruvian Amazon. They planned to ask company...
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