Exige justicia para el defensor Mariano Abarca Roblero

Please sign: We Demand Justice for Mariano Abarca from Mexican and Chiapas Authorities

Please sign: We Demand Justice for Mariano Abarca from Mexican and Chiapas Authorities

The Movimiento M4, a YLNM member is distributing the following solidarity call of mexican organisation Otros Mundos A.C./Amigos de la Tierra México and others in support of Mariano Abarca’s Family .  The Mexican state failed in its obligation to defend and protect the life of Mariano Abarca Roblero, a highly...

Declaratoria final del Encuentro mexicano de resistencias contra el modelo extractivo

Declaratoria final del Encuentro mexicano de resistencias contra el modelo extractivo

Miacatlán, Morelos, México a 30 de julio 2016. Movimiento M4 Convocados por el Movimiento Morelense Contra las Concesiones de Minería a Tajo Abierto de Metales y por la Red Mexicana de Afectados por la Minería (REMA), nos reunimos diversos colectivos en resistencia integrados por comunidades indígenas y campesinas, organizaciones civiles, académicos...

Me’phaa Indigenous Fight Mexicans Mining Act

Me’phaa Indigenous Fight Mexicans Mining Act

Originally published by TeleSUR on 23rd May. Me’phaa Indigenous communities in Guerrero urged the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent and declare the mining act unconstitutional. Me’phaa Indigenous communities, in the state of Guerrero, urge the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent and declare unconstitutional the mining act....

The Story of Ixtepec, Mexico: Protecting Land, Establishing No Go Zones for Mining

The Story of Ixtepec, Mexico: Protecting Land, Establishing No Go Zones for Mining

Yes to Life, No to Mining welcomes our new members No a la Mina Ixtepec from Mexico to our global solidarity network. In this article you can discover more about the mine threatening Ixtepec and the people’s inspirational resistance to this project. Originally published by YLNM members CATAPA. April 22nd...

Honduras: COPINH Denounce Assassination of Berta Caceres

Honduras: COPINH Denounce Assassination of Berta Caceres

March 7, 2016 HONDURAS March 6, 2016 (Click here to read in Spanish) The Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) demands an investigation by independent and impartial experts to identify those physically responsible for the political assassination of Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores, General Coordinator of COPINH, as well...

Urgent action: protection for Gustavo Castro Soto, witness of Berta Cáceres murder

Urgent action: protection for Gustavo Castro Soto, witness of Berta Cáceres murder

  • Written on: 03 March 2016
  • Posted under: Campaigns

As detailed in a 2015 report from Global Witness, Honduras is the most dangerous country in the world for environmental activists. Urgent action alert : we are asking for protection for Gustavo Castro Soto,  who witnessed the assassination of Berta Cáceres last night & was injured himself. He is now...

Community Victory: Nicaragua Halts Canadian Gold-Mining Project

Community Victory: Nicaragua Halts Canadian Gold-Mining Project

Originally published by TeleSUR on 13/10/15   After months of campaigning, the Nicaraguan government has revoked B2Gold’s permit to mine Rancho Grande. The Nicaraguan government has declared that the Canadian company B2Gold’s bid to open a gold mine is “unviable” due to its environmental impacts: the result of a long...

Ottawa continues to pander to Canadian mining, despite endemic violence in local communities

Ottawa continues to pander to Canadian mining, despite endemic violence in local communities

Originally published by rabble.ca on 13/10/15. The Canadian Ambassador to Mexico is apparently not worried about violence, kidnapping and extortion at Canadian mine sites. This despite a Canadian mining executive having admitted this year to the Business News Network to having a good working relationship with organized crime groups in Sinaloa, workers being...

Nahua community in Mexico resists Canadian mining

Nahua community in Mexico resists Canadian mining

Originally published by McGill Daily on 5/10/15. Zacualpan is a community of mostly Nahua people in the state of Colima, Mexico. In Fall 2013, members of the community approached the organization Bios Iguana, a non-governmental organization, to help them decide whether or not to declare their community mining-free (a common practice...

Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community in Mexico

Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community in Mexico

  • Written on: 23 September 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Courtesy of Films for Action and London Mining Network. Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community… Brilliant story about the community of Magdalena Teitipac in Oaxaca, Mexico, who have succeeded in banishing a mining company that intruded on their traditional lands without any previous consultation. They say the key to their success...