COPINH represents Lenca indigenous people in resistance in the western provinces of Honduras, the traditional territories of the Lenca. | Photo: COPINH Previous Next Published 10 July 2015 0+ We Recommend Communities condemn the corporate sell-off of land for mining extraction and the creation of a "transnational dictatorship" in Honduras. Indigenous people in Honduras are protesting an international conference on mining in the capital Tegucigalpa to condemn the human rights abuses committed at the hands of transnational corporations in their territories. While the Honduran government claims to be concerned about the environment and proposes “responsible and ecological” extraction, popular movements have slammed authorities for enabling environmental and human rights disasters through the whole-sale sell-off of Honduran territory to foreign mining companies.
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