Philippines: Indigenous Peoples Seeking Lepanto Mine Closure

Philippines: Indigenous Peoples Seeking Lepanto Mine Closure

Originally published by Sun-Star on 14/01/16. (Correction: the Indigenous group referred to in this article as Lumads are in fact Igorots, another Indigenous group.)   Mankayan Indigenous People’s Groups (lumads) are seeking the closure of a century old mining firm in their locality. The clamor of lumad groups in Barangay...