Indigenous in Mexico Denounce 'Racist Campaign' in Fight Over Aqueduct
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September 15, 2014



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The Yaqui Tribe Observatory denounced attacks by Sonora State government, calling it "a racist campaign of hate" against indigenous people who are opposed to an aqueduct project.

In a press conference last week, members of the group said "since the beginning of the struggle against the establishment of Independent Aqueduct, there has been a racist campaign of hate especially in regards to indigenous communities who are labeled as criminals for defending their right to water."

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