One Year Anniversary of Juan Francisco's Murder

One year ago the body of a student environmentalist, Juan Francisco Duran, was found buried in a common grave.  When his body was found, Juan Francisco, had been missing for than 10 days.  He was an active member of the Environmental Committee of Cabañas, and may people from his community believe his death is tied to the anti-mining struggle. For more information about his case read the Voice on the Border blog or watch the Democracy Now! report on his murder.  

Below is a translation of the press release circulated by the Environmental Committee of Cabañas, and here is the original in Spanish