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When the Ecuadoran government raided the Quito offices of the Fundacion Pachamama on December 4, they handed over this declaration dissolving the organization, which has spent 16 years working for indigenous human rights and the rights of nature. The government took this action in retaliation for Pachamama’s opposition to expansion of oil drilling in the Amazon rainforest.
Pasted below is my attempt to translate the declaration into English, followed by the original Spanish text. You can also download the translation in the following formats:
- Scanned PDF of original declaration (Spanish)
- Transcript of original declaration (Spanish, PDF)
- Translation of the declaration (English, PDF)