Six Years After Bagua Massacre, Trade Deals Continue to Threaten Worker Rights and the Environment

June 16, 2015

Six years ago today, at least 32 people died in Bagua, Peru, during a protest against regulations the government put in place to comply with the recently inked United States-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Government forces opened fire on thousands of indigenous people who had blocked a highway, attempting to prevent extractive companies from taking advantage of new rules that made it easier to exploit the Amazon.

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