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Sumak Kawsay – Caso Sarayaku (Ecuador)

César Rodríguez Garavito documents the case of Sarayaku people in Ecuador where indigenous people rights were violated in favour of an Oil Company. Sarayaku Indigenous people brought this case in front of the Inter-American Court of human Rights which ruled in their favour and against the Ecuadorian state that violated Sarayaku’s rights in terms of consultation, collective property, cultural identity and endangered the life of Sarayaku community members.

Video in Spanish.


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