Statement: 82 civil society organisations condemn the assassination of Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee!

Statement: 82 civil society organisations condemn the assassination of Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee!

We are shocked and outraged to learn of the brutal murder of the chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe. As chair of the ACC, Bazooka Rhadebe was helping lead the struggle of Amadiba residents on the Wild Coast in opposing open-cast titanium mining by the Australian mining company...

Amadiba Crisis Committee chairman brutally murdered

Amadiba Crisis Committee chairman brutally murdered

Press release from Amadiba Crisis Committee, 22nd March 2016 Last night, on the evening of the 22nd of March, the chairman of Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe from Mdatya village in Amadiba, was brutally assassinated outside his house in Lurholweni township, Amadiba area, Mbizana. Our beloved Bazooka made the...

Fight with Joy: Remembering Berta Caceres

Fight with Joy: Remembering Berta Caceres

Originally posted on Intercontinental Cry. Words and photo by Sandra Cuffe. I lost it at the one about the crab in the laptop case. Laughter filled the little room and floated out into the dirt courtyard of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) office. Bertha Isabel Cáceres...

At a Glance: The Philippine Mining Situation

At a Glance: The Philippine Mining Situation

These fact sheets from KALIKASAN People’s Network for the Environment explore the devastating costs of the multinational mining boom underway in the Philippines. With a particular focus on Glencore Xstrata’s Tampakan mining project, through facts and stats they lay bare the vast ecological, human rights and economic abuses at a glance. Pdf: Mining...