Leader of the Shipibo-konibo community, Olivia Arévalo Lomas,
practitioner of traditional medicine and
defender of the Peruvian Amazon.
“Her death is an aggression against the entire Shipibo community.
She was the living memory of her people”
Juan Carlos Ruíz Molleda,
coordinator of the department of indigenous communities
and constitutional litigation of the NGO Institute of Legal Defence.
She was murdered the 19 of April 2018,
by five 380 calibre shots to the chest.