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...

‘Cowfunding’: Support the Acuña-Chaupe Family to protect their lands

‘Cowfunding’: Support the Acuña-Chaupe Family to protect their lands

  • Written on: 04 January 2016
  • Posted under: Campaigns

A campaign from YLNM member group CATAPA.  In Peru, residents of Cajamarca, Celendín and Bambamarca have been protesting for years against ‘Conga’, a gold-mining project set up by mining company Yanacocha. This protest continues, with thousands of participants, due to the resoluteness of one family living in the heart of the...

YLNM Coordinator ‘Enteng’ Bautista tailed and harassed by suspected military agents

YLNM Coordinator ‘Enteng’ Bautista tailed and harassed by suspected military agents

The Yes to Life, No to Mining Network condemns the harassment of our friend, ally and  YLNM Coordinator  Clemente ‘Enteng’ Bautista. His victimisation is part of an ongoing attempt by the Philippine State to criminalise opponents of large-scale mining. More than this, it is an example of the great risks...