Peru must act swiftly to protect isolated Amazonian tribes from illegal loggers, Latin America's top human rights body has ruled.
Indigenous leaders say the tribes have already suffered untold deaths from diseases contracted from outsiders.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights judged the risk to these isolated communities so great that it bypassed all the usual procedures.
Peru has been given two weeks to take steps to protect the isolated tribes.
If it fails to do so it could ultimately be subject to economic sanctions.
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