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One protester killed & many injured by security forces after indigenous people & environmental groups’ protest blocks equipment to be used for Glamis Gold’s Marlin mine, says Friends of the Earth.

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Article
7 February 2005

Friends of the Earth Warns Canadian Government: Mining and Human Rights at Loggerheads in Guatemala

Author: Friends of the Earth Canada

Canadian companies are center stage in a struggle that is tearing at the fabric of Guatemala’s peace agreement. “...indigenous peoples...are being told their land has been parceled out to foreign mining companies, most of them Canadian...” says Graham Saul, International Program Coordinator for Friends of the Earth Canada. [refers to Glamis Gold, part of Goldcorp]

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Company response
12 January 2005

Response by Glamis Gold (part of Goldcorp): One protester killed & many injured by security forces after indigenous people & environmental groups’ protest blocks equipment to be used for Glamis Gold’s Marlin mine, says Friends of the Earth.

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