Reporting on the conflict between the mega mining project Conga and the people of Cajamarca, Peru
The 3rd July did not go unnoticed in the city of Celendín, this day of remembrance began with a Mass in the main church of the city, this Mass was in honor of those who died on July 3, 2012. The church was filled to capacity, as people waited in the square to join together. Afterwards, a mass mobilization was carried out, starting with a sit in the municipality of Celendín, where the mother of Jose Sanchez Human rebuked the police guarding the building, while showing them the picture of her son. The mobilization then passed through the streets of the city toward the general cemetery “Sagrada Familia”, which houses the tombs of the 4 people.
This is where the family gave their prayers to their families. At the cemetery Milton Sanchez, general secretary of the Platform Interninstitucional Celendina, read a manifesto which marked July 3rd as the “Day of Celendin Dignity”. Congressman Jorge Rimarachin was also present at the cemetery and join the bereaved relatives.
Died on July 3, 2012 in Celendín, caused by injury from fired used by police:
Es ahí donde los familiares dieron sus oraciones a sus familiares. En de las tumbas Milton Sánchez, secretario general de la Plataforma Interninstitucional Celendina, leyó un manifiesto, concluyendo que los 3 de julio sea el “Día de la dignidad Celendina”. El congresista Jorge Rimarachin, también estuvo presente en el cementerio general para también acompañar a los deudos.
Fallecieron el 3 de julio de 2012 en Celendín, a causas de heridas de fuego usadas por la policía: