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Community Responds to Report Revealing Complicity of Canadian Embassy in Excellon Violations against La Sierrita

Author: Ejido La Sierrita de Galeana, Tlahualilo, Durango (Mexico), Published on: 25 February 2015

We, the community of ejido[1] La Sierrita, express our indignation regarding the actions of the Canadian Embassy in failing to comply with its obligation to promote and protect our community’s human rights in the face of the violations perpetrated by the Canadian mining company Excellon Resources...The report demonstrates the unconditional support which the Canadian State offered to Excellon in order to protect the company’s economic interests at the expense of our human rights...[in] particular...[during] July to November 2012, when we carried out a peaceful protest on ejido land bordering the La Platosa mine.

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