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January 13, 2020
 
Swiss company, Solway Investment Group, mining with human rights violations, corruption and impunity in Guatemala
 
Despite a court ordered suspension of its nickel mining operation - due to a lack of consultation with the Mayan Q’eqchi’ people in the mining harmed communities of El Estor, Guatemala - Switzerland’s Solway Investment Group and CGN (its local subsidiary) continue to illegally operate their mine. Human rights violations, including ‘criminalizations’ of Mayan Q’eqchi’ community defenders, continue unabated.
Meanwhile, a trial continues in Guatemala for the alleged murder of 3 university students on Solway/CGN property by company employees.

Meanwhile, a landmark trial continues in Canada against CGN and its then owner Hudbay Minerals for the killing of community defender Adolfo Ich.
More information about Maya Q’eqchi’ justice struggles for violence, evictions and repression linked to Solway Investment Group and, before that, Hudbay Minerals: info@rightsaction.org.
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