Peru: Protests Against ‘Conga’ Mining Project in Cajamarca

Citizens of Cajamarca, in northern Peru, protested against the ‘Conga’ mining project on November 9. Juan Arellano put together a Storify post [es] with background information on this conflict, and citizen reactions and reports shared on Twitter.


  • […] it is not its only test: other cases related to mining and environmental pollution, such as the Conga mining project in Cajamarca, are also close to reaching a dangerous boiling point, increasing the geographic scope […]

  • […] two copper processing plants and the suspension of mining concessions and activities in the area; protests in Cajamarca against the Conga mining project because twenty lakes could disappear [es] due of this […]

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