Declaración sobre el asesinato de Aldemar Parra García Jueves, 23 de enero de 2017

Declaration on the assassination of Aldemar Parra Garcia

Declaration on the assassination of Aldemar Parra Garcia

Declaration on the assassination of Aldemar Parra Garcia

The YLNM Network and many of our individual members have signed the declaration condemning the assassination of Colombian environmental defender and mining opponent Aldemar Parra García.   Monday, January 23rd 2017 The undersigning organizations condemn the assassination of Aldemar Parra García and express our deepest condolences to his family. Facts On...

‘Together we are the inextinguishable fever’: Ecuadorean Government ends attempt to close Acción Ecologica

‘Together we are the inextinguishable fever’: Ecuadorean Government ends attempt to close Acción Ecologica

Acción Ecologica have written to their international supporters to report that the Ecuadorean government has desisted from its efforts to close Acción Ecológica. YLNM are delighted with this news and we send ongoing solidarity and strength both to  Acción Ecológica and the Shuar People in their struggle against mega-mining in...

Aldemar Parra Garcia: Community leader and mining critic assassinated in Cesar, Colombia

Aldemar Parra Garcia: Community leader and mining critic assassinated in Cesar, Colombia

YLNM joins London Mining Network and  Colombia Solidarity Campaign in deploring the assassination of community leader Aldemar Parra Garcia in Cesar, Colombia. Aldemar was a critic of coal mining operations in the area. Among the companies mining coal in Cesar are US company Drummond, part-funded by UK bank HSBC, and London-listed...

No to the plunder of our territories! Yes to ICCAs— territories of life!

No to the plunder of our territories! Yes to ICCAs— territories of life!

  • Written on: 16 January 2017
  • Posted under: Videos

On the 15th of December 2016, YLNM members the ICCA Consortium organized a flash event at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 13) in Cancun (Mexico). The event — entitled: “No to the plunder of our territories! Yes to...