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News Release: Murder of Young Assistant from Guatemalan Environmental Organization is Evidence of Escalating Risk to Human Rights Defenders

(Ottawa/Toronto/Vancouver/Reno/Washington/Guatemala) North American organizations are dismayed and deeply troubled by the execution-style murder of 22 year-old Jeremy Abraham Barrios Lima, assistant to the director of the Guatemalan Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action (CALAS), on Saturday in Guatemala City. … Continue reading

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Mar 20 URGENT ACTION: Call for investigat​ion and company departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-o​wned silver project (MiningWatch)

 [Request received today from MiningWatch:] Take action here and share widely… URGENT ACTION: Call for investigation and company  departure in response to recurring violence in area of Canadian-owned  silver project  March 20, 2013 On Sunday, March 17, 2013, at around … Continue reading

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Sat. Mar 9, 2013: International Women’s Day Rally

International Women’s Day Rally 2013 Vancouver Art Gallery – Robson St. Saturday March 9 – 12:00 Women at the Forefront of Emancipation: Resisting Structural Violence and Exploitation! On International Women’s Day we raise our fists in solidarity with women struggling for emancipation.  … Continue reading

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Preliminary statement: Observation Mission in San José del Progreso

A shocking report describing community disruption, division, violence, and reports which attribute these to Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán mine.     [From the November 23, 2012 statement:] PRELIMINARY STATEMENT OF THE CIVILIAN OBSERVATION MISSION “JUSTICE FOR SAN JOSÉ DEL PROGRESO” November 19-21,2012 Introduction … Continue reading

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