Another Anti-Mining activist murdered - CISPES report from El Salvador

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While the death squad style torture and murder of an anti-mining activist Marcelo Rivera last July is still being assimilated another anti- mining community figure was assassinated shortly before Xmas. Ramiro Rivera (no relative) narrowly escaped death last August when he received 8 bullet wounds. Although he was provided with police protection he was ambushed and killed on December 20. There is speculation that he may have been 'eliminated' as a potential witness in the assassination of last July. Alexis, of CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) reports on this latest travesty for community radio.

(Note: since posting this podcast another woman associated with Rivera and the anti-mining movement, and a potential witness in an upcoming court case has been assassinated. An update is on the way)

Original audio source (Alexis27_Dec_2009_11_14_14_2.mp3)


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