Repudiamos el asesinato de José de los Santos Sevilla, indígena tolupan

Tolupan human rights defender José de los Santos Sevilla assassinated in Honduras

Tolupan human rights defender José de los Santos Sevilla assassinated in Honduras

Tolupan human rights defender José de los Santos Sevilla assassinated in Honduras

YLNM members Movimiento Mesoamericano contra el Modelo extractivo Minero (M4) have alerted the network to the fact that Tolupan indigenous leader Jose de Los Santos Sevilla has been assassinated in Honduras. M4 connect José’s murder to the predatory extractivism at work the in Honduras. We join M4 in expressing our solidarity with José’s family...

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...

Addressing Lumad killings, mining abuse & internally displaced people

Addressing Lumad killings, mining abuse & internally displaced people

  • Written on: 09 September 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

In this talk from Rappler UN Indigenous People’s Rights Special Rapporteur Vicky Tauli-Corpuz talks about what can be done about the recent killings of Indigenous Lumad people in Mindanao, an area of the Philippines besieged by multinational mining projects. To read more about the killings of Lumads Dionel Campos and Aurelio...