Peru: Environmental Defenders Urge End to Violence, Call for Protection

A group of human rights and environmental defenders from various regions of Peru demonstrated in Lima on Wednesday to demand an end to the violence and to demand that the state guarantee them protection.

“What we are doing here is making our demands known so that the state takes timely action (…), that it takes the corresponding actions before there are more killings or murders”, Agustina Mayán, representative of the Organisation for the Development of the Cenepa Border Communities (Odecofroc) told Efe”.

Find the full publication here in Spanish (La estrella de Panama, retreived from EFE media).