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Twenty Years of Resistance Come to a Climax in Intag, Ecuador as Community Groups Fight Copper Mine

Anti-mining activists face challenges as they take on state-planned project

"We have always defended our land peacefully, not once turning to violence. Regardless, the government stationed over two hundred federal police throughout our community to maintain order when the mining officials came to conduct their 'Environmental Impact Assessment.' The assessment took only…
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by: Nathaniel Young – June 29, 2015

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