Anti-Mining Coalition Condemns Attempted Assassination of Water Activist in El Salvador

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador

The National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador (MESA), a coalition of environmental, community and human rights organizations, released a statement late last week condemning the attempted assassination of Alejandro Guevara Velasco of La Marana Environmental Association. Guevara was working to protect water sources from mining activities.