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Press Release by communities in El Estor regarding trial of Mynor Padilla for murder of Adolfo Ich and injury to German Chub

Breaking the Silence has been accompanying both the victims of the attack by Mynor Padilla, including the family of Adolfo Ich Chaman who was murdered in the attack, and German Chub Cub who was injured. For the last year, BTS has also accompanied parts of the trial in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Translated from original by [...]

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Criminal Trial for the murder of Adolfo Ich delayed

Press Release: International Solidarity with Victims of Hudbay Minerals-CGN as Criminal Trial Against Former Head of Security is Delayed April 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Puerto Barrios, Guatemala – Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ victims of a September 2009 violent attack outside a then-Canadian owned nickel mine were once again disheartened when it was announced today that [...]

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Letter of Solidarity with Angelica Choc

March 1, 2013 Senora Angelica Choc La Union El Estor, Guatemala Dear Ms Choc, As part of the Breaking the Silence Network, our small Antigonish group wishes to express our admiration and support for you. We were encouraged to hear the recent announcement that HudBay Minerals has abandoned its legal argument that lawsuits against it [...]

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There is no justification for violence against women

To date, 690 women have been murder victims this year in Guatemala. This staggering number is a shameful reminder of the state of institutionalized violence against women in Guatemala. Importantly, during the sentencing of Rios Montt for genocide, the judges declared that rape and violence against women were used to break down the social fabirc [...]

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Angelica Choc’s fight is our fight too: Mayan widow suing mining company in Canada stands with Wabanaki shale gas resisters

Originally posted on the NB Media Coop Website. Written by Tracy Glynn on November 5, 2013   in Canada, Canada, Environment, Indigenous, New Brunswick – No comments Angelica Choc addresses law and sociology students at the University of New Brunswick law school on Nov. 1st, 2013. Photo by Tracy Glynn. Fredericton – “I am a [...]

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