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99% of the crimes committed during Guatemala's war have not been brought to justice. 
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 > Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who ruled during the bloodiest period of the war, was found guilty for genocide and crimes against humanity and crimes against humanity. While the verdict was later annulled, the sentence lives on in the hearts of the genocide survivors.

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The Xalalá hydro-electric dam was rejected by 89% of participants in a local referendum because it could displace thousands of indigenous people and damage farmlands and forests. 

Almost 400 mining concessions have been granted to transnational gold, silver, nickel, and zinc companies in Guatemala, posing severe threats to rural communities' social and environmental well-being. 



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Learn more about the growing movement advocating for community rights as mining projects move forward.

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Visit of Canadian legislators to Marlin mine generates controversy
NISGUA
9/20/2012

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Corte Constitucional de Guatemala convoca audiencia en caso historico en contra de la Ley Minera
Consejo de los Pueblos de Occidente (CPO) - Centro para el Derecho Ambiental Internacional (CIEL) - Alerta Minera Canada
7/20/2012

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Guatemala's Highest Court to Hear Landmark Indigenous Challenge against Mining Law
CIEL, MiningWatch Canada, CPO
7/20/2012

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Tribunal Popular Internacional de Salud / People's International Health Tribunal
Tribunal de Salud
6/6/2012

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Land Recuperated in San Miguel Ixtahuacan
Tz'ununija' Indigenous Women's Movement
5/31/2012

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International delegation sends strong message to Goldcorp at annual shareholders meeting in South Porcupine, Ontario
MiningWatch, Amnesty International
4/30/2012

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Delegacion internacional envia un mensaje firme a Goldcorp en su asamblea anual de accionistas en South Porcupine, Ontario
MiningWatch, Amnesty International
4/30/2012

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Ramazzini presenta memorial de oposicion en contra del plan de cierre de la mina Marlin
COPAE
4/27/2012

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Mine closing sparks concerns: Activists travel from Central America to share concerns at Goldcorp AGM
The Daily Press
4/26/2012

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Goldcorp's "true story" of corporate neglect displayed at Dundas and Yonge intersection
Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, Amnesty International, Breaking the Silence
4/26/2012

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