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Argentine police beats up environmentalists protesting mining projects: 24 injured

Author: mercopress.com, Published on: 12 February 2012

Heavy clashes broke out early Friday when police riot forces attacked the protestors who are objecting a controversial project in…La Alumbrera belonging to Switzerland’s Xstrata Cooper and Goldcorp Inc and Yamana Gold from Canada. The Police was issued with a court order to clear the route way…Following the incidents Catamarca province Home Secretary…said the Police was only making effective a court order but also rejected the degree of violence employed which left 24 people injured...

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Related companies: Yamana Gold