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Video: press conference on the on-site visit in Huaraz

Last week, Judges of the Higher Regional Court of Hamm, legal advisors and experts travelled to Huaraz to examine whether the plaintiff's house is threatened by a possible flood wave from the glacier lake Palcacocha above the city. At a press conference organised by Germanwatch on 30 May 2022, the plaintiff and his team reported on their impressions of the on-site visit and provided information on the current status of the proceedings.


  • Saúl Luciano Lliuya, Plaintiff of the lawsuit
  • Dr. Roda Verheyen, Saúl Luciano lliuya's Lawyer
  • Christop Bals, Policy Director Germanwatch
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel, glacier scientist at the University of Zurich

The video of the press conference can be found here: