Interview with CISPES on Democracy Now! about murders and anti-mining movement in El Salvador

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For the second time in a week, a prominent anti-mining activist has been assassinated in El Salvador. On Saturday, thirty-two-year-old Dora Alicia Recinos Sorto was shot dead near her home. Sorto was an active member of the Cabañas Environment Committee, which has campaigned against the reopening of a gold mine owned by Pacific Rim Mining Company. 


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