Commemorate Political Murder of Mayan Q'eqchi' Community Leader, Adolfo Ich, Killed by Security Guards Hired by Hudbay Minerals/CGN
Huffington Post article on the desperate situation of women and girls fleeing the exploitation, poverty, repression and violence (including rape), corruption and impunity in Guatemala and Honduras.
"Murder and Migration in Honduras" is a 14 minute VICE News report on poverty, exploitation, violence and repression, and what the U.S.- and Canadian-backed military coup in 2009 has to do with this extremely harsh situation.
After we collect all the sign-ons, this letter will be sent to Hudbay Minerals and CGN, insisting they take all steps necessary to ensure that no one directly or indirectly related to Hudbay or CGN is, in any way, harassing or pressuring the Mayan Qeqchi victims, plaintiffs, witnesses, and their family and community members in the El Estor region, from participating in the criminal and civil lawsuits in Canada and Guatemala.
New York Times, September 4, 2014. A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America and as many as 2.81 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, though the region's coffee crop has been largely unscathed.