13 Dec '11, 4pm

"We Are on the Verge of Genocide." ~ @AmazonWatch #indigenous

"We Are on the Verge of Genocide." An urgent call from the Peruvian Amazon December 13, 2011 | Gregor MacLennan "The presence of Talisman here is causing divisions between those who have accepted the company and those who won't... We are on the verge of genocide." Take Action Now! Tell Talisman Energy to leave the Achuar in peace! TAKE ACTION In Achuar territory in the remote Peruvian Amazon, an already tense situation has taken a turn for the worse over recent months. According to the urgent testimony of two Catholic priests, who have been living in the region for more than 60 years combined, Canadian-based oil company Talisman Energy is fomenting severe divisions between indigenous communities, heightening the risk of imminent bloodshed between neighboring families. Talisman is drilling exploratory oil wells in Oil Block 64 in a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon near th...

Full article: http://amazonwatch.org/news/2011/1213-we-are-on-the-verge...

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