Mexican community activist killed by local security hired by Canadian Fortuna Silver Mines.

We have learned of the terrible news that in Mexico, Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez, community activist of the Coordination of People’s United for the Ocotlan Valley (CPUVO) and the National Assembly of the Environmentally Affected people, has been murdered. In these events, Arturo Vásquez Sánchez (Bernardo’s brother) and Rosalinda Dionicio Sánchez also activists for the collective right to water in the community of San José del Progreso, Oaxaca, were wounded in hands of gunmen giving service to the Canadian Fortuna Silver Mines (locally this company is called Minera Cuzcatlán).

UPDATE: Activist Bernardo Vásquez Sánchez killed in San José del Progreso, Mexico


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