“This is appalling, this would not happen at any other holy place in the world,” a supporter of the resistance movement against the proposed mine tells MintPress News. “If someone tried to extract minerals from the Vatican or from Jerusalem it would be seen as an abomination.”
Tribal protesters set up a camp in the area in February. They have refused to leave until the land deal is repealed.
Scores of Native American demonstrators protested at the US Capitol on Tuesday against a proposed $6bn copper mine in Arizona at a site that members of the Apache tribe say is sacred. Members of the San