Guerrero: Guerrero Greens condemn the murder of an environmentalist

Guerreros Greens: http://www.facebook.com/grosverdes

The civil association Guerrero Greens are lamenting the murder of their member Fabiola Osorio Bernáldez which occurred on Thursday 31 May in Pie de la Cuesta, who had recently defended the laguna of Coyuca from the construction of the work Muelle Project in Pie de la Cuestathat has been promoted by the state government.  Organizations that adhere to the Mexican Movement of those Affected by Dams and in Defense of Rivers (MAPDER) have demanded via a letter to governor Ángel Aguirre Rivero that the murders be investigated and the perpetrators found.  They recalled the cases of death-threats against organizations such as the Network of Environmentalist Organizations and Groups of Zihuatanejo (ROGAZ) and Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, defender with the Tlachinollan Mountain Center for Human Rights.  They demand that governor Aguirre Rivero “commit himself decidedly to eradicating these practices of  terror, to not leave these acts unpunished, and to guarantee the life and physical integrity of those persons who from civil society have committed themselves to the defense of the environment and human rights in the state.”

For more information (in Spanish):

Exigen organizaciones castigar a los homicidas de la ambientalista Osorio (La Jornada de Guerrero, 5 de junio)

Condena Guerreros Verdes el asesinato de una ambientalista (La Jornada de Guerrero, 2 de junio)

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