Pueblo U’wa continúa lucha por el territorio

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

By Charlie Satow. Originally posted by Intercontinental Cry, June 14 2016. Two hundred Indigenous U’wa men, women, and children have occupied Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol’s Gibraltar I gas plant south of the Colombia-Venezuela border in Norte de Santander department, to demand that the government honour an agreement dating back...

Shan civil society groups call for gold mining suspension

Shan civil society groups call for gold mining suspension

Originally published by the Myanmar Times on 07/03/16.   The Shan State Farmers’ Network (SSFN) will ask the incoming National League for Democracy government to suspend companies’ gold mining operations in eastern Shan State, which the organisation says have polluted local villagers’ water resources.   A decade of mining in...

Peru: ALERT Renewed attacks against Máxima Acuña de Chaupe

Peru: ALERT Renewed attacks against Máxima Acuña de Chaupe

An appeal from YLNM member group LAMMP. Please stand in solidarity with Máxima and her family, and sign this Urgent Action by Thursday 11th February 2016 by emailing leilah@lammp.org Peruvian rural woman human rights defender, Máxima Acuña de Chaupe is experiencing renewed attacks from mining company Yanacocha. These acts of aggression were...