The Guatemalans who are taking human rights cases against mining companies to Canadian courts

The Guatemalans who are taking human rights cases against mining companies to Canadian courts

Originally published by Latin Correspondent on 8/12/15.   Guatemalans who have been the victim of alleged human rights abuses at the hands of mining companies are taking lawsuits to Canada. Concerned that justice cannot be achieved in Guatemala, several plaintiffs have taken legal action against two mining companies for human...

Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

These case studies, shared by members of African civil society and their allies, offer an insight into the many grave social and ecological issues caused by large-scale mining in Africa and the failure of companies to adequately address these. In terms of reflecting the full scale of these problems in...

PRESS RELEASE: African Civil Society Challenges London Mining Conference

PRESS RELEASE: African Civil Society Challenges London Mining Conference

  Thursday 25th June 2015: For immediate release   PRESS RELEASE   African Civil Society Challenges London Conference and Asks: “Is Mining Really ‘On Top’ in Africa?”   Today civil society groups from Africa and their allies in the UK submitted an open letter to the organisers and delegates of...