Monday, April 4, 2016

“@adrianazehbrauskas photographed children playing in Lote...



"@adrianazehbrauskas photographed children playing in Lote Ocho, a tiny village high in the hills of eastern Guatemala. The community consists of about a dozen flimsy wooden houses that are home to about 100 people, most of them children. For a long time, none of the women in Lote Ocho talked about what happened one afternoon in 2009. That day, they say, men came to evict them from land they said belonged to a Canadian mining company. Then, the men gang-raped 11 women. One of the women, whose husband was also killed, took her case to the courts in Canada, where her negligence suit has sent shivers through the vast Canadian mining, oil and gas industry. Visit the link in our profile to read more." By nytimes on Instagram.



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