Climate change and environment justice
Miriam Miranda was intentionally fired at with a tear-gas canister, and then singled out and illegally detained, March 28, 2011, in Triunfo de la Cruz, a Garifuna village, North-coast of Honduras. After being denied medical attention for hours, the regime authorities finally, under great national and international human rights pressure, finally took Miriam Miranda to a hospital, under regime custody.
A group of Guatemalan women is seeking millions from a Canadian mining company after claiming they were assaulted and gang-raped by security and police forces near the company's operations in the Central American country.
At approximately 6:30 am, March 28th, Garifuna, indigenous and pro-democracy movement leader Miriam Miranda was shot in the stomach with a tear-gas canister and illegally detained by police during a peaceful road occupation in a Garifuna community, Triunfo de la Cruz in Tela Bay, Northern Honduras.
Internationally-funded Guatemalan bio-fuel interests evict Mayan Qeqchi families from their historic lands, destroying homes and crops, killing one, injuring more, thousands are without food or shelter
about environmental and health harms and other human rights violations caused by Goldcorp Inc's open-pit, cyanide leaching gold mines in Guatemala and Honduras, and ...about how to fund and support community based organizations working to stop and remedy the harms and violations, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.rightsaction.org