Letters Reported You: 0 / Amnesty International USA: 4,447

Nonhle Mbuthuma / South Africa

Targeted FOR DEFENDING HER ANCESTRAL LAND

Nonhle Mbuthuma is leading the fight for her community against a mining company which wants to mine titanium on their ancestral land. But she’s being harassed and threatened, and has even survived an attempt to kill her. Another community leader was shot dead in 2016 and Nonhle was next on the ‘hit list’. Someone is trying to silence her, but she won’t back down: “When you take my land, you take my identity.”

Take Action: Urge the President of South Africa to protect Nonhle and investigate those targeting her

1) Write a short letter for Nonhle (case sheet / sample letter)

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