Salvadoran Activist Killed After Protesting Mining Project

An update, from Democracy Now, on the struggle against mining in El Salvador where an environmental activist has been killed after speaking out against a mining project in a northern region.

Juan Francisco Duran Ayala is the latest in a string of activists to be killed after denouncing the Canadian gold mining company, Pacific Rim, in its efforts to mine the area of Cabañas. A community youth radio station, Radio Victoria, has also received repeated death threats for covering the story. Lisa Fuller represents the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES).

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