Máxima Acuña

Attacked by police for speaking out

229740_maxima_acun%cc%83a_-_cajamarca_-_peru-300x300Máxima Acuña won’t back down. A peasant farmer in northern Peru, she has braved violent harassment and intimidation from local police for refusing to leave the land where she lives with her family. She believes they want to drive her away from her home. But she’s not going anywhere.

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