Free Speech Radio – Ecuador uses terrorism charges against indigenous leaders, environmentalists
Date: Sep 28, 2011
Coverage of mining and development in Ecuador and its impacts on local residents:
In Ecuador, indigenous and environmental activists opposing plans for mining and development are increasingly facingn judicial prosecution and imprisonment. Those targeted claim the government is using the term “terrorism” to repress dissent against projects they say will harm the environment and public health. FSRN’s Christina Aanestad has more.