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Stand with the Woman who Stood Up to Mining Industry Bullying

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By Shreema Mehta

February 12, 2015

Just  over a week ago, on February 3rd, police and security officers backed by Newmont invaded the Máxima Acuña Chaupe's  home to prevent her from making repairs to her house. Officers even destroyed parts of her home.  This was the third such invasion of her land in 2015 itself. We ask you to take action against Newmont and for sanctioning this violence.

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Tagged with: newmont, peru, conga, ifc, yanacocha, maxima acuna de chaupe


Update: Peruvian farmer harassed after lawsuit win against Newmont

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By Shreema Mehta

February 4, 2015

After being beaten, robbed and sentenced to prison for fighting to protect her property, Maxima finally got justice against mining behemoth Newmont two months ago. But despite the victory, police harassment, backed by the mining company, has not stopped.

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Tagged with: newmont, peru, conga, lawsuit, yanacocha, cajamarca, property rights, land rights, maxima


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