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Guatemala: Commentary alleges violent attacks against land defenders resisting El Tambor mine; incl. co. responses

JASS and the Fund for Global Human Rights released a new article showing the need for collective protection, healing mechanisms and women leadership to defend community lands from abusive business practices in Mesoamerica.

The article alleges that the company KCA-EXMINGUA has hired personnel to attack and violently dislodge community resistance opposing the operations of El Tambor mine in Guatemala.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre had previously invited some of companies to respond to allegations concerning El Tambor; these responses are included below.

Company Responses

Kappes, Cassiday & Associates View Response
Kappes, Cassiday & Associates View Response
Kappes, Cassiday & Associates View Response
Exploraciones Mineras de Guatemala, S. A. - EXMINGUA (part of Kappes, Cassiday & Associates)

No Response

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