Peru Indians Hail Historic Political Victory After Protests

Peru Indians Hail Historic Political Victory After Protests

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cheering-peruvians-silouette.jpgIndigenous groups in Peru have called off protests after two land laws which led to deadly fighting were revoked. Hailing victory, Amazonian Indian groups said it was an “historic day”.

“This is a historic day for indigenous people because it shows that our demands and our battles were just,” said Daysi Zapata, vice president of the Amazon Indian confederation that led the protests.

(View video and story at BBC)

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