Disputed Peru land laws suspended

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Suspension temporaire des lois contestées par les indigènes

Des indigènes tiennent un barrage au Pérou pour protester contre les lois sur l’exploitation des ressources naturelles en Amazonie -nord du Pérou le 9 juin 2009 AFP PHOTO/Ernesto BENAVIDES

Peru’s parliament has suspended two land laws that triggered deadly clashes between police and protesters.

At least 54 people, including some police officers, died after violence erupted on Friday between security forces and indigenous protesters.

BBC

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