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Sumak Kawsay: The Sarayaku Case (short version)

The Sarayaku vs. Ecuador case began in 2003, when the Poeple of Sarayaku filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. They accused the Ecuadorian government of authorizing a petroleum company to explore for petroleum on their indigenous territory in the Amazon, in violation of their right to prior consultation.

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