Beejin Khastumur: Environmental defender’s trial saga continues

Beejin Khastumur: Environmental defender’s trial saga continues

On the 10th August, the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network received news that the trial of environmental and human rights defender Beejin Khasutumur has been postponed for a third time. This is the latest episode in a process that has been repeatedly delayed since Beejin was initially called to defend himself...

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...

Indonesia: Farmer Anti-mining Activist killed in Selok Awar-Awar

Indonesia: Farmer Anti-mining Activist killed in Selok Awar-Awar

Our friends at the International People’s Conference on Mining and JATAM Indonesia are calling for support to get justice for the brutal murder of farmer and anti-mining activist Salim Kancil and the torture of his friend and fellow activist, Tosan. YLNM condemns these appalling actions against Earth and human rights defenders....

Free Eduardo Mosqueda!

Free Eduardo Mosqueda!

Appeal from ELAW. A terrible injustice is unfolding in Mexico.  Eduardo Arturo Mosqueda Sánchez, a young human rights and environmental lawyer, was imprisoned without bail on July 22 while working to defend the Nahua people in Jalisco State. Eduardo is currently being held in a high security cell at Colima’s...