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Criminalisation of protest – the case of Walter Aduviri and the Aymarazo

Background to the ongoing criminalization proceedings against Peruvian social leader Walter Aduviri

In the coming weeks, the Supreme Court in Peru will decide the fate of Walter Aduviri, an indigenous spokesperson and aspiring politician for the local elections, convicted for his role in the 2011 Puno protests known as the ‘Aymarazo’.

This short video explains the background to the case and contains footage from the court proceedings, plus interviews with Aduviri and other local leaders in Peru. The case is being watched closely for its potential implications for other struggles to protect land and territory and uphold indigenous rights.


Criminalisation of protest – the case of Walter Aduviri and the Aymarazo
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