Oil Impacts in the Territory of the Native Communities Canaan de Cachiyacu, Peru

This is a report on the fact-finding mission that took place on June 1st-3rd 2005, carried out by the leaders of ORAU, FECONBU and a consultant for EarthRights International. The main objective of the mission was to verify claims made by members of the Peruvian Shipibo - Konibo community Canaan de Cachiyacu (Canaan) and to evaluate the impacts of Maple Gas Corporation (MG)’s oil activities on the environment and human rights at the territory.