Emergency Protest in front of the Consulate General of Peru in New York, NY
241 East 49th Street
between 2nd and 3rd Aves, Manhattan, NYC.

Wed, June 10
12:00 noon EST


Why: On Friday, Peru's police forces began what the the Vice President of the UN Indigenous Forum has termed a "massacre" of Peruvian indigenous people engaged in a nonviolent blockade of a road outside of Bagua, in a remote area of northern Peruvian Amazon. Several thousand indigenous peoples were forcibly dispersed by tear gas and real bullets.

For more Info please see former NYC Indymedia article:  http://nyc.indymedia.org/en/2009/06/105738.html