Olga’s family are known human right activists in Chihuahua, for this 6 members of her family have been killed and more than 20 members live are currently in exile because of the harassment and threats by organizaed crime and public servers of the mexican government.
In 1998, the Reyes Salazar family, through the organization and public manifestation, kept together with other neighbors in the Juarez Valley and the American side of the border, the installation of a U.S. government nuclear waste dump in the town Sierra Blanca, Texas, adjacent to the municipality of Guadalupe, DB. Filed and won a legal battle in the United States against the state of Texas, Governor George W. Bush..
This avoided the installation of a landfill that would have brought disastrous consequences
for the environment and local residents.”
“My family was murdered, among other causes, because of protesting against the militarization in the state of Chihuahua when proving that Human Rights violations became a public policy through militarization”.
“My beloved ones were riddled mercyless. The guns that were used, made their faces unrecognizable and their bodies shot. Guns should be used for defense, not for extermination”.