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Resistencia: Los Ashaninkas de Peru

Environment defender killed in Peru

Location

Peru

Released

July 2013

Duration

5:25

Tags
  • Human Rights Abuses
  • Land Rights
  • Partner film
  • Peru

Edgar Sermeño Durand went on an adventure to explore the pristine jungles of his native Perú. Through an encounter with the local indigenous Ashaninka people, he instead bore witness to fierce injustice, and began a journey of discovery that changed his life – while trying to save theirs.

The courage of Edgar, Mauro Pio Peño, and the Ashaninkas inspires all who stand up against injustice.

Read more about it in El Pais (Spanish): http://sociedad.elpais.com/sociedad/2013/06/08/actualidad/1370721735_106815.html

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