Peruvians seek water safety amid mine plan
Protesters march to Lima to demand protection of their water resources amid plans for highland gold mine.
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2012 09:33

Protesters in Peru have marched hundreds of kilometres for nine days to reach Lima, the capital, to demand protection of their water sources.

They say a gold mining project is threatening to change the area's ecosystem, which would affect the lives of thousands of people living in the highlands. 
Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.

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