Media release by Bruno Manser Fonds
Indigenous peoples' organisations (FENAMAD and COHARYIMA) in Peru reject hydrocarbon concessions imposed on indigenous territories and condemn government plans to annul protected areas to allow exploitation of oil fields in Madre de Dios. (only available in Spanish)
Organizaciones indigenas en el Peru (FENAMAD y COHARYIMA) rechazan la superposicion de concesiones de hidrocarburos en territorios indigenas, y condenan planes gubernamentales para anular areas protegidas con el fin de permitir la explotacion de campos de gas y petroleo en el departamento de Madre de Dios.
(Most recent correspondence listed first) 1. 12 October 2007 - FPP letter to HSBC in light of HSBC's failure to respond to earlier requests.2. 31 May 2007 - FPP and FERN letter to HSBC again questioning the company's procedures and intentions. 3. 24 May 2007 - HSBC reply to FPP explaining its intention to stay involved with Samling as it considers the company to be making progress to improve its operations.
Letter from the IFC to FPP in response to their letter querying IFC's application of safeguards to protect indigenous peoples October 2007 (see related reports).
see also Response from IFC in related reports.
Submitted by the Coordinadora por la Autodeterminacion de los Pueblos Indigenas (CAPI) for consideration in CESCR's 39th Session in November 2007
Report dated October 2007
Petiton submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights against the Republic of Suriname