(violation of consultation rights under ILO 169)
decision from the Latin American Water Court
Case: Menace to the water resources and autochthonous
communities as a result of the construction of the
“Ingahuasi” water collecting canal. Provinces of
Huancavelica, Castrorreyna and Huaytara, Huancavelica
Opposing parties: Comunidad Indígena de Carhuancho
In opposition to: El Gobierno Regional de Ica, Gobierno de la República de Perú
y el Proyecto Especial Tambo Ccaraccocha.
(english summary: This case upholds the constitutionality of the Law on Indian Rights and Culture -- it had been challenged on the ground that it was enacted without proper consultation with indigenous groups in violation of ILO 169)
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