Santiago Manuin

Surviving the Bagua Massacre

Date:February 2014

Santiago Manuín Valera of the Awajun indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon, who was shot, almost fatally, by the Peruvian army during an epic confrontation in Bagua in 2009.  A pacifist, he is a devout Christian and a founder of the Jesuit Social Centre in his community. In Spanish, with translation.

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