Ecuador: Fear for safety

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 28/002/2007

According to reports, community leader Jaime Polivio P�rez Lucero (m) has been threatened and activist Mercy Catalina Torres Ter�n (f) has been attacked, as a result of their opposition to a mining project close to their homes in the Intag area of Imbabura province, northern Ecuador. Their lives, and those of others who voice opposition to the mine, are in danger.

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