hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Please click the following link if you are not automatically redirected within a couple seconds:

Tahoe Resources response

Author: Tahoe Resources, Published on: 17 January 2018

“MSR condemns any threats or violent actions against communities, citizens and human rights advocates” 16 of January 2018

…We have…heard Mr. Ronal David Barillas Díaz was a well-known activist on matters in the departments of Escuintla, Santa Rosa and Jutiapa but not in relation with mining industry. MSR condemns all forms of violence, threats to human wellbeing, or intimidation in the strongest possible terms and we call for a thorough and independent investigation of any acts of violence within and amongst the communities of the Department of Santa Rosa and beyond. As an open, transparent and law abiding Company, we will cooperate with authorities as requested. We are committed to the search for truth, strengthening the rule of law, and the fight against impunity in Guatemala…We recognize human rights activists are particularly vulnerable to violence and persecution. We denounce any attempts by others to threaten, frighten, or attack members of community activism groups or human rights organizations… We work with all stakeholders to peacefully and respectfully address any concerns. To that end, we invite all stakeholders to communicate their concerns, questions, and suggestions regarding the operations of MSR…

Download the full document here

This is a response from the following companies: Tahoe Resources (part of Pan American Silver)