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Violence near Goldcorp mine underscores need for mine suspension

Statement by the International Coalition Against Unjust Mining in Guatemala (CAMIGUA) regarding the human rights violations and violence occurred following a peaceful protest against Goldcorp’s Marlin mine in San Miguel Ixtahuacán and Sipakapa, and the mining company’s disinformation campaign: Violence … Continue reading

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Amnesty Intl. Urgent Action: Mine Activists Beaten and Threatened

UA 57/11 AI Index: AMR 34/002/2011 of 3 March 2011 GUATEMALA:  MINE ACTIVISTS BEATEN AND THREATENED On 28 February, protesters against the Marlin Mine in south-western Guatemala were attacked.  One protester, Aniceto López, was taken to the office of the … Continue reading

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Urgent concern for safety of human rights defenders of San Miguel Ixtahuacán following peaceful protests

Update, 1 March 2011: According to the most recent information, all of the detained individuals have been released.  Two people were severely beaten, but their condition is not critical.  National and international organizations have arrived in the community.  Please see … Continue reading

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Maya convergences in Guatemala City for defense of natural resources and territorial rights

Communities affected by hydroelectric dam demand reparations; Indigenous and campesino organizations take legal fight to GoldCorp Earlier this week, on Wednesday July 28, two separate mobilizations of Guatemalan indigenous peoples’ organizations arrived in Guatemala City to demand justice for the … Continue reading

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ACCIÓN URGENTE: Balean a lideresa comunitaria del movimiento de resistencia a la minería

[English version posted previously] ACCIÓN URGENTE Balean a lideresa comunitaria del movimiento de resistencia a la mina Marlin de Goldcorp Inc. Miércoles 7 de julio, a eso de las 07:30 de la noche, en el caserío San José Nueva Esperanza, … Continue reading

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URGENT ACTION: Shooting of anti-mining community leader opposing Goldcorp Inc.’s Marlin Mine

URGENT ACTION Shooting of anti-mining community leader opposing GoldCorp Inc’s Marlin Mine Threats against local leaders escalate On Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 7:30 PM in the small community San José Nueva Esperanza in the village Maquivil, municipality of San Miguel … Continue reading

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Guatemalan indigenous anti-mining activist shot

(via Washington, D.C. solidarity activist Beth Geglia:) URGENT: Community member and anti-mining activist Doña Teodora Antonia Hernández Cinto was shot in the head inside her home last night in San Miguel Ixtahuacán, Guatemala. Thankfully, she is alive and being treated … Continue reading

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