Protesters demand Aquino government close mines linked to paramilitaries

Protesters demand Aquino government close mines linked to paramilitaries

Press release by YLNM partner group Kalikasan PNE.   11 November 2015 Quezon City, Metro Manila—Over 200 indigenous Lumad protesters were joined by environmental activists under the Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) in a picket action held today at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) central office,...

Our Resistance, Our Hope: Unity Statement of the International People’s Conference on Mining

Our Resistance, Our Hope: Unity Statement of the International People’s Conference on Mining

Members of communities resisting mining, social movements, NGOs, academics, unions  and several members of the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network united at the recent International People’s Conference on Mining in Manila, Philippines, to make the following statement and commit to working together to end wanton extractivism.   July 30 –...