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Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2009

La Oroya before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

In an effort to compel the Peruvian government to resolve the health crisis in La Oroya, AIDA appealed to the Inter-American Commission on Human...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 2 December 2009

La Oroya triumphed in the Constitutional Court, but the ruling was not implemented

In 2006, the Peruvian Constitutional Tribunal recognized that high levels of pollution in La Oroya were causing serious health problems for the local...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 19 August 2009

Inter-American Commission admits case on human rights violations in La Oroya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 19, 2009 IACHR Will Examine Case Against Peru for Violating the Human Rights of Residents of La Oroya, A City...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 9 April 2008

Doe Run Smelter in La Oroya, Peru, Loses Environmental Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION: April 9, 2008 Press Contacts: Perry Gottesfeld, Executive Director OK International 415-362-9898 [email protected]read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 24 April 2007

IACHR Forwards La Oroya Human Rights Petition to Peruvian Government for Comment

For immediate release: April 24, 2007 PRESS CONTACTS: Astrid Puentes, AIDA (+5255) 52120141 [email protected] Martin Wagner, Earthjustice (...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 21 March 2007

AIDA and Participating Organizations Submit La Oroya Petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 21, 2007 Press Contacts: Astrid Puentes, AIDA (+5255) 52120141 [email protected] Luis Eduardo Cisneros (+511)...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 1 June 2006

Legal victory! - Peruvian Constitutional Tribunal Orders the Government to Address the Public Health Emergency in La Oroya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2006 Contact: Dr. Anna Cederstav, Earthjustice/AIDA, (English) (510) 457-4010 [email protected] Dr. Carlos...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 21 November 2005

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Asked to Prevent a Public Health Crisis in La Oroya, Peru

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2005 Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Asked to Prevent A Public Health Crisis in La Oroya, Peru March...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 14 April 2005

Judge Orders Measures to Protect Public Health in La Oroya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2005 Judge Orders Measures to Protect Public Health in La Oroya In April of 2005, a Lima civil court ordered the...read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 8 February 2004

Health Risks in La Oroya are Higher Than Expected: Lead and Lead Compounds Classified as Carcinogens (Spanish text)

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA: 8 de febrero de 2005 Contactos: Carlos Chirinos, SPDA, +51-4211394, [email protected] Eliana Ames, LABOR, +51-2616515...read more

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