Newmont (US) mine workers may be behind brutal attack on Máxima Acuña

This weekend, Máxima Acuña, winner of the 2016 Goldman Environmental Prize, was assaulted on her property in Peru. Since 2011, Acuña has resisted the development of the Conga gold mine by U.S.-based Newmont Mining by refusing to vacate her home — and, for that, has faced both legal prosecution and physical intimidation. As a result of the attack,…

via There was another brutal attack on an indigenous environmental activist. — Grist

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