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Title: Violent Eviction of La Puya
Description: A local woman form the La uya resistance camp please with police to retreat. La Puya was set up in 2012 to show peaceful community opposition to a gold mine. In May 2014, police were sent in to clear the road so that mining equipment could enter the mine site. State police and compnay security forces used tear gas to disperse protestors and dismantle the camp.
Keywords: CONCERN: Business and Human Rights
Tags: AI Image Bank - Journey, IssuesIB, Corporate Accountability, Open for Justice, O4J, Access to Remedy, mining, la puya, gold, marlin mine, goldcorp
Copyright Type: Third Party
Copyright Credit: James Rodriguez / MiMundo.org
Agreement Type: Agreement applies
Agreement: MiMundo.org Photography - Amnesty International access

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Amnesty International has an agreement with James Rodríguez of MiMundo.org photography to use images from the Human Rights and Extractive Industries in Latin America collection on www.mimundo.org.  This collection includes a wide range of images that depict the impact of mining on communities in the Americas and the individuals who are part of the struggle to protect their human rights when these are violated by mining operations. 

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AI Document Index Number: AMR 34/002/2014 - Guatemala: Mining in Guatemala: Rights at risk  [view...]
Date Photo or Video Created: 23/05/2014 13:34
Place Created: GUATEMALA


Size: 13.29 MB; 4921 x 3281 pixels; 417 x 278 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1302 x 868 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Images