Time for Canada to take Action on the Mining Industry’s Human Rights Abuses

On January 17 2007, a half-dozen armed men claiming to work for Hudbay Mineral Inc., a Canadian mining corporation, stormed the one-room house of a woman living in Lote Ocho Guatemala. The men took turns raping her, before dragging her from her home and setting it on fire. There were ten other reported incidents of gang rape in the community that day, and many other homes were torched.

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Categories: Economic Diplomacy
Author: Kyle Jacques, Munk Global conversations