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29 Nov 2010

Rights Action

Announcement of Lawsuit Against Major Canadian Mining Company Relating to Murder of Mayan Leader in Latin America

On Wednesday, December 1, 2010...lawyers for the widow of a community leader who was shot and hacked to death in an unprovoked attack by private security forces employed at a Canadian mining project in Latin America [Guatemala] will announce a lawsuit brought in Ontario courts against a major Canadian mining company [Hudbay]. The murdered man was an outspoken critic of harms caused by Canadian mining activities in his community. To date, no one has been held accountable for his death...For more information see www.chocversushudbay.com, after 10:30 a.m., Dec. 1.

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Today lawyers announce filing of a lawsuit in Canada against "major mining company" relating to murder of Mayan leader in Guatemala

Hudbay Minerals lawsuit (re killing of community leader, Guatemala, filed in Canada)