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PBI Express Concern Over Risk Faced by HRDs in Guerrero and Oaxaca

By 13 noviembre, 2014 Sin Comentarios

wind farm1November 2 and 5, PBI Mexico accompanied the Committee for Integral Defense of Human Rights Gobixa (Código-DH) to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec and observed several phases of consultation on the development of the wind project Eolicos del Sur (formerly Mareña Renovables) in the Zapotec community of Juchitan, Oaxaca. After PBI had left the area, several members of the Popular Assembly of the Juchiteco Peoples (APPJ) reported being harassed and receiving death threats. PBI expresses deep concern over these security incidents which obstruct the consultation and calls on the Mexican Authorities to protect the physical and psychological integrity of the HRDs accompanying the process.

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Sign Urgent Action for the protection of HRDs involved in the consultation process

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