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Celendin remembers it´s fallen brothers


Mi Mina Corrupta reports on the vigil in rememberance of the protesters who died on 3rd July 2012 defending their right to water.

Translation (followed by the original):

Celendin: Second night vigil for the fallen of July 3, 2012

On July 2, 2013, at night, Celendín social organizations conducted the second night of vigil in honor of the fallen of July 3, 2012. At the vigil the short documentary “The crying Earth Justice” was presented – prepared by PDTG with the help of DOCUPERU and ACSUR.   Also shown was a video compiled of different messages of solidarity with Cajamarca, sent from around the world.  Various artists from the countryside and the city of Celendin shared their music with the crowd.

The vigil ended with the participation of the well-known group, Tinkary who arrived in the city to show their solidarity with the families of those who lost their relatives last July 3, 2012. At all times the vigil was monitored by the police who were watching from the end of the block.

Written by Jorge J. Chávez Ortiz

Photos by Jorge J. Chávez Ortiz

Celendin: Segunda Noche de vigilia por los caidos del 3 de julio de 2012

Escribe: Jorge J. Chávez Ortiz

Fotos: Jorge J. Chávez Ortiz
El día 02 de julio de 2013, por la noche, las organizaciones sociales de Celendín, realizaron la segunda noche de vigilia en honor a los caídos del 03 de julio de 2012. En la vigilia se hizo la presentación del corto documental “La Tierra clama Justicia” elaborado por la PDTG con el apoyo de DOCUPERU y ACSUR Las Segovias, como también se presentó un vídeo elaborado con los diferentes mensajes enviados de varias partes del mundo solidarizándose con el pueblo de Cajamarca, se contó con la participaron varios artistas celendinos del campo y la ciudad.
La vigila finalizo con la participación del grupo Tinkary que llego a la ciudad, para solidarizarse con los familiares que perdieron sus familiares el pasado 03 de julio de 2012. En todo momento la vigilia fue vigilada por efectivos policiales que miraban desde los extremos de las cuadras.

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