Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Members of Mining Watch Romania, a  YLNM member organisation, report suffering intimidation, obstruction and abuse during a fact finding mission to the Certej Mine, Romania.     Mining Watch activists were aggressed and abused by Deva Gold employees on last Tuesday at Certej in Romania. Their right of path on...

Cajamarca: Central Colombian town bans ‘world’s largest open pit goldmine’

Cajamarca: Central Colombian town bans ‘world’s largest open pit goldmine’

BREAKING- the people of Cajamarca, Colombia, have voted to say NO to ‘the world’s largest gold mine’ being built in their territory, with a resounding 97.92% majority.   By Adriaan Alsema. Published by Colombia Reports, March 26, 2017 In a historic vote, a central Colombia town banned plans to build what...

¿Cuáles son los efectos de la consulta popular en Cajamarca?

¿Cuáles son los efectos de la consulta popular en Cajamarca?

Al ganar el No y alcanzar el umbral, el Concejo municipal deberá prohibir la minería. Para Dejusticia, Anglo Gold Ashanti no podrá seguir con el proceso de exploración de La Colosa. Los resultados tendrán impacto en todo el país.   Juan miguel Hernández Bonilla. El Espectador 26 Marzo 2017 (Óscar...

Amadiba Commemorates Environmental Defender Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe

Amadiba Commemorates Environmental Defender Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe

In 2016, South African community leader and mining opponent Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe was assassinated at his home. A year on, mining has been stopped (for now) and the people of Xolobeni gathered to remember Bazooka.  By Sheila Berry. Posted by Save Our iMfolozi Wilderness. 14/03/2017 The Human Rights Day celebration on 21 March...

A Colossal Choice: Cajamarca prepares to decide whether to ban mining

A Colossal Choice: Cajamarca prepares to decide whether to ban mining

The people of Cajamarca are preparing a popular consultation to decide whether to ban mining in their territory. The stakes are high for a town that would be severely impacted by one of the largest planned gold mines in Latin America. Share YLNM’s solidarity message to the people of Cajamarca on Facebook or Twitter. YLNM. Published...

No to industrial mega-mining for gold in French Guiana! Non à la méga-mine d’or industrielle en Guyane!  ¡No a la mega mina de oro en la Guayana Francesa!

No to industrial mega-mining for gold in French Guiana! Non à la méga-mine d’or industrielle en Guyane! ¡No a la mega mina de oro en la Guayana Francesa!

A coalition of French associations and their global allies is calling for an immediate halt to plans for a vast new gold mine in French Guiana, as well as for a moratorium on all industrial mega-mining projects in this critical Amazon region. Originally posted March 21st 2017. Francais ci-dessous. Espanol abajo. ENGLISH On...

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Photographs from Wale Obayanju, Hannibal Rhoades, Natalie Lowrey. 13/03/2017 Earlier this month, YLNM’s 9 Regional coordinators met for the first time in Galicia, Spain, to explore the future of the YLNM network and exchange with local anti-mining movements. This photo story shares the coordinators’ experiences. Enjoy!   Day 1 & 2....

Los 9 coordinadorxs regionales de Sí a la Vida No a la Minería nos reunimos por primera vez en Galicia, España.

Los 9 coordinadorxs regionales de Sí a la Vida No a la Minería nos reunimos por primera vez en Galicia, España.

Estimadxs amigxs: A principios de este mismo mes, los 9 coordinadorxs regionales de Sí a la Vida No a la Minería nos reunimos por primera vez en Galicia, España. Juntxs exploramos el pasado, presente y futuro de la red YLNM e intercambiamos conocimientos, tácticas y solidaridad con los movimientos antimineros...

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

ContraMINAcción abre con el “III Encuentro sobre os Impactos da Minaría” espacios de debate sobre el modelo extractivo y sus alternativas con presencia de la red global Sí a la Vida, No a la Mineria   ContraMINAccion. 13/03/2017. En el centro estuvo la preocupación creciente por los proyectos mineros y...

New map shows how Latin American women are resisting violent extractivism

New map shows how Latin American women are resisting violent extractivism

A beautiful new interactive map makes visible the ways in which women are resisting violent extractivism in Latin America. 13/03/2017. Article and map via ejatlas. A new interactive map shows the way women are affected by extractive activities and their role in the construction of alternatives. 21 of the many cases...