Pregunta sobre minería en la Consulta y Referendum llevada a cabo en Ecuador el 4 de febrero 2018

Pregunta sobre minería en la Consulta y Referendum llevada a cabo en Ecuador el 4 de febrero 2018

Pregunta sobre minería en la Consulta y Referendum llevada a cabo en Ecuador el 4 de febrero 2018

La DECOIN es una de las organizaciones miembro de Yes to Life No to Mining, y esta es su opinión ante los resultados de la Consulta y Referendum que tuvo lugar en Ecuador el pasado 4 de febrero....

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range:  Ecuador under threat

Urgent call to save the Nangaritza River and the Condor Mountain Range: Ecuador under threat

Three years after the murder of the indigenous Shuar leader José Tendetza (December 2, 2014) By: Fabián Pacheco. Environmental Agrobiologist of the Costa Rican Federation for the Conservation of the Environment The province of Zamora Chinchipe is one of the most exuberant places in the world, where the highland Amazon, the...

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Comunidades rurales, ecologistas, artistas, mujeres y defensores de los Derechos Humanos, reafirmaron el viernes 13 de octubre, su compromiso de seguir luchando contra el extractivismo minero, enfatizando respeto y justicia a las comunidades de Río Blanco, en la provincia de Azuay, Ecuador. Ya que el pasado 8 y 9 de octubre,...

Hands off Intag- Municipality of Cotacachi, Ecuador, calls on world’s largest mining company to leave its territory

Hands off Intag- Municipality of Cotacachi, Ecuador, calls on world’s largest mining company to leave its territory

18th October UK/Ecuador– Tomorrow YLNM members in the UK will deliver a letter from the Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Santa Ana de Cotacachi, Ecuador, to the Annual General Meeting of BHP. The letter will call on BHP, the world’s largest mining company, to abandon five concessions in the...

Ecuador’s ‘progressive’ extractivism – mining, ecocide and the silencing of dissent

Ecuador’s ‘progressive’ extractivism – mining, ecocide and the silencing of dissent

As Ecuador’s elections loom, YLNM ally and long-time campaigner Carlos Zorilla explores why ‘progressive extractivism’ is a contradiction and predicts an intensification of struggles to protect land, water and life. The Ecologist. 06/03/2017 Ecuador’s policy of silencing non-governmental organisations that question its policies and programmes has recently attracted the world’s...

Persecution Persists of Shuar Indigenous Leaders in Ecuador

Persecution Persists of Shuar Indigenous Leaders in Ecuador

Originally posted by Mining Watch Canada. 22/02/2017 With deep concern, we share the following statement from the Ecumenical Human Rights Commission of Ecuador (CEDHU its initials in Spanish) denouncing the arrest of a Shuar Indigenous leader in southeastern Ecuador. This is part of an ongoing campaign of militarization, criminalization and...

Origins of the mining conflict in Nankints, Ecuador

Origins of the mining conflict in Nankints, Ecuador

  • Written on: 23 February 2017
  • Posted under: Videos

Quito-based collective Minka Urbana has produced a short video,subtitled in English and French, illustrating the situation that the Shuar and affected campesino communities are facing. The Shuar people and affected campesino communities are facing an ongoing campaign of militarization, criminalization and forced displacement as a result of their resistance to a large scale, open-pit...

‘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...

Urgent Action to stop double persecution against Shuar communities and Accion Ecologica NGO in Ecuador

Urgent Action to stop double persecution against Shuar communities and Accion Ecologica NGO in Ecuador

The Ecuadorean Government is threatening to shut down YLNM members Accion Ecologica because of their support for the Shuar People, who are defending their land from a mine that does not have their free prior, informed consent. Help stop this, sign the letter to Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa.    ...

Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

Dozens of International Organizations and Networks Call for an End to State of Emergency and Militarization in Ecuador’s Southern Amazon

Yes to Life, No to Mining members have joined the call to end the militarization of the of the Shuar Indigenous communities of Nankints and the State of Emergency declared in the southeastern Amazonian province of Morona Santiago. These aim to impose the Pananzta-San Carlos mine project in the area.  ...