16 Feb 2009

Death threat to environmental activist: please take action

Just had this from the Peru support group sending on from Amnesty, please call the Peruvian Embassy and complain.

Peruvian Embassy: postmaster@peruembassy-uk.com

Index Number: AMR 46/003/2009
Date Published: 11 February 2009

Journalist Julio César Vásquez Calle is pursuing a complaint to the Piura region prosecutor's office against police officers and mining company security guards he claims tortured him while he was reporting on a protest in March 2005. On 5 February he received a phone call from a man who told him he would be killed unless he dropped his complaint. Amnesty International believes that he and the 28 members of peasant communities pursuing the same complaint are in grave danger.

1 comment:

muddy said...

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