2012-09. In Memoriam: Adolfo Ich Chamán
September 27th, 2012
Special multimedia entry commemorating the third anniversary of the murder of Adolfo Ich Chamán, Q’eqchi’ Mayan schoolteacher, recognized anti-mining leader, and land tenure activist from El Estor, Guatemala. Mr. Ich Chamán was brutally murdered on September 27, 2009, by Mynor Padilla, head of security for the Guatemalan Nickel Company (CGN), then-owned by HudBay Minerals, a Canadian mining company.
The following slideshow contains music played by Adolfo Ich himself. The Ich-Choc family provided the audio file to MiMundo.org.
To read MiMundo.org photo essays related to the case:
To read about the Choc v. Hudbay case in Canada by Ich Chaman’s widow:
To read the PrensaLibre article on Mynor Padilla’s capture (in Spanish):
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