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31 Aug 2014

Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) & Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos [Association in Favor of Human Rights] (APRODEH)

Peru: NGOs denounce delays in precautionary measures for victims of Doe Run pollution

"People harmed by environmental contamination in La Oroya have been waiting for seven years for the State to guarantee their rights", 01 Sep 2014

...Seven years have passed since the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asked the Peruvian State to adopt precautionary measures in favor of the individuals affected by toxic contamination in the city of La Oroya. Those affected, including boys and girls, still have not received the medical attention they require and their health continues to deteriorate. On August 31, 2007, the IACHR granted precautionary measures in favor of 65 inhabitants of La Oroya who were poisoned by air, water, and soil contaminated by lead, arsenic, cadmium, and sulfur dioxide coming from the metallurgical complex of the Doe Run Perú Corporation..."The precautionary measures continue to be in force; after seven years, there has not been full compliance with them..." declared María José Veramendi Villa, attorney for the Inter-American Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)...