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| September 14, 2015

Allegations of brutality highlighted by protest at Hudbay shareholders' meeting

Photo: Megan Devlin

Angelica Choc confronted Hudbay Minerals at their shareholder meeting this morning as supporters of the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network rallied below.

She's part of an 11-plaintiff suit against the corporation for alleged brutal attacks against Guatemala's Indigenous Q'eqchi' population in El Estor.

Choc says that during a community protest over forced evictions on September 27, 2009, her husband and community leader, Adolfo Ich, was surrounded, beaten, hacked with machetes and then shot to death by Hudbay security personnel. She's looking for justice.

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UBC institute set up to promote Canadian mining overseas

December 5, 2014
| The International Institute for Extractive Industries and Development claims it wants to help countries benefit from their resources in environmental and socially responsible ways.
Length: 12:00 minutes (11 MB)
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