Peru ‘must protect Amazon tribes’

2 04 2007

We tend to forget that it’s not just species that become extinct but entire cultures and languages and known heritages:



The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights judged the risk to these isolated communities so great that it bypassed all the usual procedures.

Peru has been given two weeks to take steps to protect the isolated tribes.

If it fails to do so it could ultimately be subject to economic sanctions.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

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