Human Rights Accompaniers Kidnapped to Protect Mining Operation
Two days ago two international (French and Swiss) human rights accompaniers with PROAH were kidnapped by 7 heavily armed men reinforced by several dozen mine employees with machetes working for Lenir Pérez, son-in-law of Miguel Facussé. They had been staying with a family in El Zapote, near La Nueva Esperanza, to accompany them and the community as community members stood up to threats they had received for refusing to sell their lands to Pérez.
CHANCES OF STARTING WAR IN LEBANON ARE CLOSE TO ZERO - 24.11.2017 Today, chances of a large-scale war in Lebanon are close to zero. On November 22, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri temporarily suspended his...
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