Amazon Women of Ecuador at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Amazonian Women urge China not to explore oil in Ecuador As part of the 15th Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Land is Life and our allies will alert the UN to denounce the threat on human rights in Indigenous territories due to the oil contracts signed in January between the Ecuadorian government and Chinese oil corporation Andes Petroleum. In a letter to the Permanente Representative of China to United Nations, Liu Jieyi, Land is Life allies Gloria Ushigua (President of Ashiñwaka) and Alicia Cahuiya (Vice-president of NAWE) urge China’s ambassador to recommend to the state-run Chinese company Andes Petroleum...

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