5 September 2012

UN Special Rapporteur Cites Maple Case in Report on Human Rights Violations by Extractive Industries

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights obligations related to environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and waste issued a report in July focusing on the adverse human rights impacts of extractive industries.  The report cited our Peru case against Maple Energy as an example of violations to the rights to adequate health and life.  Read more about our Peru case here.