Ecuador: Indigenous group opts for resistance to mining law

Posted on May 28, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Latin America Mining

The ECUARUNARI require the National Assembly to conduct pre-legislative consultation and aligned to the resistance to the project urgently reform the Mining Law, the deadline for the approval expires on June 15. These resolutions were taken yesterday at the fourth congress of this branch of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE). This sector of peasants and indigenous submit to the Assembly a document with all the alleged violations that would be committing collective rights guaranteed in the Constitution. Read Article

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