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Tell Pan American Silver to Come to Its Senses ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, environment, silver mine, protection )

CherAway
- 22 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
For nearly a decade, local residents living in the vicinity of the Escobal mine have peacefully opposed mining in their territory. They have marched, organized local referenda, and taken legal action.



   

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CherAway C (1424)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:20 am


In response, residents have been shot, jailed and faced legal persecution. Some were forced to abandon their homes and land. Today threats and intimidation against leaders defending community rights are on the rise again.

Communities oppose the Escobal mine because it threatens their health, environment and livelihoods. During its three years of operation, the Escobal mine destroyed local houses and drained water supplies.

Pan American Silver must come to its senses and halt all attempts at dialogue, social programs in the communities, and public relations in Guatemala during the ongoing consultation process as these actions increase tension and risk for defenders, violate the free nature of the consultation, and foster conditions for coercion.

 

CherAway C (1424)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:21 am


Thank you for taking action.

 

Animae C (508)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:23 am
Thank you for taking action.

TY dear Cher
 

S J (124)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:27 am
Meows
 

Michael Friedmann (173)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:44 am
Noted & Signed, Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

CherAway C (1424)
Monday June 24, 2019, 10:12 am



Please see Freya's post...

https://www.care2.com/news/member/739002257/4152004


 

Colleen L (3)
Monday June 24, 2019, 10:30 am
Thank you for taking action.
Thanks Cher
 

Allen O (195)
Monday June 24, 2019, 11:30 am
Thanks Cher - Signed and noted
 

Victoria P (110)
Monday June 24, 2019, 1:21 pm
Signed with thanks Cher & Freya ~♥~
 

Lesa D (27)
Monday June 24, 2019, 1:54 pm
action taken...

thank you Cher...
 

Rosemary Rannes (642)
Monday June 24, 2019, 8:35 pm
Signed & shared on Twitter.
Earthworks on Twitter is really informative. Indigenous people defending their land putting their lives at risk.
It's an ongoing battle that really deserves our full attention!
Thank you Cher for this critical petition.
 

Raleigh k (358)
Monday June 24, 2019, 9:24 pm
signed ty Cher
 

danii p (34)
Tuesday June 25, 2019, 4:42 am
noted, ty
 

Winn A (179)
Thursday June 27, 2019, 10:13 am
Signed
 
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